Chicken and fruit go so well together. Placing a fruit filling under the skin not only makes for great flavor but also makes the skin crispy and the meat tender.

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Serves 4

You will need:

2 nectarines, pitted and diced

1 tablespoon ginger, grated

2 garlic cloves, minced

salt and pepper, to taste

1 large organic whole chicken

2 tablespoons olive oil

  1. Preheat oven to 380°F.
  2. Place nectarines, ginger, and garlic in a blender and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Use a pair of scissors to cut open the back of the chicken and spread it out on a baking tray like a butterfly.
  4. Lift up the breast skin gently and fill the cavity with the nectarine mixture.
  5. Rub the whole chicken with oil, salt, and pepper.
  6. Roast for about 1 hour.
  7. Let it rest 10 minutes before cutting it up and serving.


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