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Christmas One Pot Chicken

Christmas is stressful when it comes to cooking so I've come up with a really simple one pot chicken recipe which keeps the Christmas flavours.
Course Christmas Dinner, Dinner, Lunch, Roast
Cuisine British, English
Keyword christmas one pot chicken, One Pot chicken, one pot red wine chicken, red wine and orange chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Roasting Time (Ooptional) 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 160kcal
Author Sisley White

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken
  • 2 onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 3 star anise
  • 5 whole cloves

Instructions

  • Chop up the onion into chunky quarters, chop the celery in half and chunkily chop the carrot too. Add half of the veg to the large casserole.
  • Add the chicken on top and surround by the remaining vegetables.
  • Slice up 2 oranges and add them to the casserole.
  • Pour over the red wine.
  • Add the star anise and cloves.
  • Pop the lid on and put the casserole on the hob on a medium tempterature. Bring the mix up to a simmer and then reduce the temperature and allow the chicken to cook for 3 hours.
  • Cut a slice into the breast to see if it is cooked.
  • You can serve straight away or If you want to brown off the chicken pop into the oven at 180 for 30 minutes with the lid off.
  • Save the juice. Remove the vegetables, fruit and spices and pop it back on the hob with a little plain four to thicken up and give a great gravy.