Trucker's Chicken Recipe

Trucker's Chicken
Servings: 4

What do you get when you toss a butter-and-vermouth-washed bird into a furnace hotter than the engine of a Peterbilt tractor? A bronzed beauty complimented by the flavours of lemon and herbs. You can munch on this all week long, using leftovers in sandwiches and salads. 4 servings, or 1 if eaten all week long

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make Trucker's Chicken. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making Trucker's Chicken in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Trucker's Chicken for your family or friends.


  • 1 chicken

  • 1 lemon

  • 6 fresh thyme

  • 1 dried thyme

  • 1 garlic

  • 4 ground pepper

  • unsalted butter

  • vermouth

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 17 steps you must follow to make Trucker's Chicken in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make Trucker's Chicken

  1. Preheat the oven to 500°F.

  2. Wash the chicken and pat dry; discard the giblets.

  3. Squeeze the lemon inside the chicken cavity.

  4. Place 2 of the lemon quarters in the very back of the cavity, followed by the thyme.

  5. Lay the garlic cloves on top of the thyme, sprinkle with pepper, and add the remaining lemon quarters.

  6. Place the chicken on its back in a roasting pan.

  7. Melt the butter in a saucepan.

  8. Remove from the heat, and stir in the vermouth.

  9. Drizzle half the mixture over the chicken., Bake 20 minutes.

  10. Remove the chicken from the oven.

  11. Using a flat spatula and a carving fork, turn the chicken over onto its breast.

  12. Return to the oven for 20 minutes.

  13. Remove the chicken from the oven and turn it over, breast side up.

  14. Drizzle the remaining basting sauce on top.

  15. Roast until dark golden brown all over, about 20 minutes.

  16. Remove the chicken from the pan and transfer to a carving board.

  17. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.

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