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Chicken Vesuvio Recipe

Chicken Vesuvio Recipe

Chicken Vesuvio is traditionally served in a mound on a platter with roasted potatoes, piled to mimic a volcano in eruption (hence Mt. Vesuvius). Roasted with a variety of herbs and garlic the chicken creates its own delicious juices during roasting.
  • 1 3-4 lb Chicken cut-up, with skin
  • 3-4 T Chicken Vesuvio Seasoning
  • 3 Medium Potatoes sliced into 1/6 wedges
  • ¼ cup olive oil

    Optional:
  • 4 Garlic cloves, chopped - add to olive oil in pan before adding chicken
  • 1/8-1/4 cup white wine - add to pan juices after 1st 30 minutes of cooking
  • squeeze of lemon - squeeze over all, before serving
Wash and pat chicken pieces dry.

Pour olive oil in bottom of roasting pan, adding fresh garlic if desired.

Sprinkle or spread spice blend onto skin side of chicken pieces.

Place chicken, skin side down into roasting pan.

Finish sprinkling seasoning over top of chicken pieces. Cover and bake in 375 oven for 75 minutes. After 30 minutes turn chicken.

Add potatoes, turning to coat in pan juices. Sprinkle additional CV seasoning over potatoes.

Do not baste.

To give chicken a golden baked color, uncover during last 20- 30 minutes. Broil for 5 minutes if desired.

Serve with pan juices (One of the best parts!)

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