By Jovita Mirembe
Dennis Kizza, a chef at Ave Maria Restaurant in Mukono, says roasted chicken is rich in proteins and nutrients.
He says although the roasting procedure is a slow cooking process, it’s the best procedure to prepare food.
Kizza says roasting gives more firm foods a hard outer texture and caramelisation.
He explains how to roast chicken using a charcoal stove.
What you need
Whole chicken 2kg
Mastered oil 100ml
Black pepper powder 5g
Cooking oil 100ml
2 big carrots
2 big onions
A whole garlic piece
One big finger of ginger
Charcoal stove, charcoal and roasting mesh
1.Cut the chicken in at least 8 equal pieces.
2.Season the chicken pieces inside and out with all the ingredients and cover for one hour.
3.Light up you charcoal stove and control the heat to be at least 450 degrees.
4.Place chicken pieces on the roasting mesh.
5.Keep changing them during the roasting procedure not to let them burnt.
6.Make sure they turn brown before you take them off the roasting mesh.
7.They will take about 50 minutes to get ready.
8. Serve with deep fried or steamed Irish potatoes and vegetables.