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Chicken Pot Roast Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken pot roast recipe? Learn how to make chicken pot roast using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by haridallas

Makes 6 servings



This homey recipe soaks up the savings, boosts nutrition, and fills and warms hearty appetite

Recipe Ingredients for chicken pot roast

3 lbs whole chickens (washed inside and out)
1 lb potato (small red or use scrubbed russets, cut in chunks)
15 ounces chicken broth
2 tablespoons flour
3/4 cup water
2 tablespoons oil
3 medium onions, peeled, chunked
8 stalks celery, washed, coarsely chopped
8 medium carrots, peeled, cut in chunks
1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for chicken pot roast

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.

  2. In an oven-proof Dutch oven or roasting pan, heat the oil and sauté onions, celery, carrots, rosemary, thyme, parsley, sage, oregano, pepper and salt over medium heat for 5-8 minutes.

  3. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon and set aside, leaving drippings in the pot.

  4. Rinse chicken in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

  5. Place in pot and brown on all sides.

  6. Place chicken on its back in the pot.

  7. Dump in the sautéed vegetables and herbs.

  8. Add the washed potatoes and pour chicken broth over all.

  9. Cover the Dutch oven.

  10. Bake for 1-1/2 hours.

  11. Remove tender chicken to a platter and cut into serving pieces.

  12. Place vegetables and herbs around the platter.

  13. Cover to keep warm.

  14. Whisk flour into the water until smooth.

  15. Stir into the drippings in the Dutch oven.

  16. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boils and thickens into gravy. Strain, if desired, to remove lumps.

  17. Serve over chicken and vegetables.

Categories

Chicken, First Course, American-Southwestern, Advance

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 572.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
614
Calories from Fat
201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.3g
34%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
202mg
67%
Sodium
891mg
37%
Potassium
1357mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
70.6g
Vitamin A 278% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 12% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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