Heart & Soul Food: A Winter Menu
Recipes from Chef Frederic Kieffer of Artisan Restaurant in Southport
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Honey-Ginger Basted Whole Chicken
2 3½-4 pound all natural chickens
3 oz. honey
2 oz. fresh ginger, grated
½ cup warm water
salt & pepper
fresh parsley and chives
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Truss the chicken, rub with softened butter and season generously with salt and pepper (including the cavity of the chicken).
3. In a small bowl, combine honey with freshly grated ginger. Add ½ cup warm water, and a pinch of salt.
4. Bake chicken at 350 degrees. After 15-20 minutes (when skin starts to turn brown), baste chicken with honey-ginger mixture every five to seven minutes until chicken is fully cooked. (Total baking time: 45-55 minutes). Save cooking juices for garnish.