Liam Neeson Roast Chicken

October 11th, 2011

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NOTE: The photo above is how the dish turned out in the My Last Supper kitchen, and may look different than as envisioned by the original chef.


  • Average sized, free range chicken
  • Fresh rosemary branches
  • Fresh black pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine


  • Preheat oven to 450*F.
  • Take an average sized, free range chicken and bring to room temperature.
  • Stuff cavity with 3 or 4 branches of fresh rosemary and some fresh black pepper and good sea salt.
  • Drizzle some olive oil all over bird and sprinkle again with salt and pepper.
  • Tuck another rosemary branch between each leg and breast.
  • Place in oven for 30 minutes, then reduce oven to 400*F.
  • Splash a little white wine over chicken.
  • Cook for approximately 55 minutes more, then remove from the oven.
  • Allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving while you make the gravy…very important part.
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Mel's comments

This chicken turned out really juicy, probably because of the white wine.  Next time, I will save some fresh rosemary branches to garnish the chicken when I serve it.  Definitely make it when you want to impress someone because the house smelled divine.

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