Roasted Chicken with Coconut Oil, Sweet Potatoes, Blood Oranges, Ginger and Garlic

Baking with coconut oil

On the menu tonight: Roasted 5lb chicken, coated with coconut oil, stuffed with ginger, garlic and blood oranges, baked with sweet potato and fennel. Served with home-made popovers and sautéed asparagus...and wine. For my latest cooking venture, I decided to experiment with coconut oil as an alternative to butter for coating my chicken with. Coconut oil doesn't have as high a heat tolerance as some other oils, so I was curious as to how it would do on a roasted chicken. It contains … [Read more...]