When it comes to festive meals, roast chicken or capon filled with rice, carrots and green beans is a classic. It’s the perfect dish for celebrating special occasions with family or friends. Whether you’re looking for a simple yet delicious recipe to make for a weeknight dinner or an elaborate feast, this roast chicken or capon is sure to please. Here are a few ideas to help you create the perfect festive meal.
- For the stuffing, cook some rice in stock and season with herbs. Then add chopped carrots and green beans. Stuff the cavity of the chicken or capon with the mixture and truss it securely.
- Rub the outside of the bird with butter and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
- Place the bird in a roasting pan and roast at 350°F (175°C), basting occasionally, until it is cooked through. The cooking time will depend on the size of the bird.
- Serve with your favorite side dishes such as mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, stuffing or cranberry sauce.