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Sheet Pan Herb Roasted Chicken and Potato with Wild Mushroom and Red Wine Jus

Video Title: Sheet Pan Herb Roasted Chicken and Potato with Wild Mushroom and Red Wine Jus
Video Duration: 2:24
Simple prep, and easy clean-up. The mushroom and red wine jus completes this elegant dish to serve your guests.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 45 min
Cook Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Chicken

1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces, spine removed, skin on
3-4 cups fingerling potatoes, cut in half lengthwise
¼ cup garlic, minced
1 ½ tsp salt
1 tsp ground pepper
2 tbsp thyme, dried
2 tbsp rosemary, dried
2 tbsp brown sugar
4 tbsp olive oil

Wild Mushroom and Red Wine Jus

1 lb wild mushrooms, halved or quartered, depending on size
3 tbsp olive oil
1 cup full-bodied red wine, such as Merlot, Zinfandel or Rioja
1 medium shallot, minced
2-4 tbsp cream
2 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
salt and freshly ground pepper

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200ºC). Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place chicken and potato in a large bowl with remaining ingredients. Toss well to coat.

  3. Arrange ingredients in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. Cook chicken for 20 minutes.

  4. Turn the heat up to 425°F (220ºC) and cook for another 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 165ºF (74ºC) when inserted into the thickest part of a breast or thigh.

  5. Remove chicken and potatoes and place on a platter.

  6. Cover with foil and prepare Wild Mushroom Red Wine Pan Jus.

  7. Pour ¼ cup of wine into the chicken roasting pan to deglaze.

  8. Gently scrape the bottom to collect the jus from the chicken. Set the deglazing liquid aside.

  9. In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil.

  10. Add the shallots and sweat until they begin to soften.

  11. Add the wild mushrooms and sear so they begin to caramelise and become golden around the edges.

  12. Remove the mushrooms from the pan and set aside.

  13. Pour the remaining wine and deglazing liquid into the pan.

  14. Boil over high heat, stirring occasionally until reduced by half, about 10 minutes.

  15. When reduced, whisk in 2 tbsp butter and the cream over low heat.

  16. Season with salt and pepper.

  17. To serve, place the chicken on the centre of a plate.

  18. Top with a bit of the pan jus and wild mushrooms.

Nutrition Info

Per 474 g serving Amount
Calories1000
Protein61 g
Fat68 g
Saturated Fat18 g
Carbohydrate29 g
Fibre5 g
Sugar6 g
Cholesterol285 mg
Sodium820 mg
Per 474 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium750
Calcium125
Iron7.5