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Spice-Rubbed Roast Chicken

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time:1 hour(s)10 mins
Total Time:1 hour(s)20 mins

Fennel pollen and hot peppers combine in a bold spice rub. This recipe makes enough rub for two chickens, but it is also delicious on pork and lamb.

Serves 4-6



Blend the first five ingredients in a small bowl.

Rub the chicken all over with 2 - 3 tablespoons of softened butter, then sprinkle generously with the spice rub. (You will only need about half the rub for one 3-pound chicken.)

Roast the chicken in a 450°F degree oven for 45 - 55 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before carving.