Roast Chicken With Cherries, Herbs & Cherry Jus

Roast Chicken With Cherries, Herbs & Cherry Jus

Elevate your dining experience with our Roast Chicken featuring Cherries, Herbs, and Cherry Jus. A delightful combination of sweet and savory.

Roast Chicken with Cherries, Herbs & Cherry Jus

Cook time: 1 Hr 15 Min  Prep time: 10 Min  Serves: 4

1 whole chicken
kosher salt and pepper
1 bunch fresh thyme, rosemary and sage
1 qt pitted sweet cherries
1 c white wine
2 c chicken stock
lemon wedges for serving
olive oil
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper be sure to get the cavity.
2. In a roaster pan add the wine, chicken stock, cherries, and the herbs. Place the rack into the roaster pan.
3. Place the chicken on the rack and drizzle olive oil over the chicken.
4. Bake the chicken until no longer pink about 45 minutes to an hour. Tent with foil if it starts getting to brown.
5. Remove the chicken to a carving board and let rest 20 minutes.
6. With a slotted spoon remove the cherries and set aside. Strain the jus through a fine mesh strainer. Discarding the solids.
7. Place the jus in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and let reduce by half about 15 minutes.
8. Carve the bird. Serve with the cherries and jus and garnish with lemon slices.

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