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Oven Meals For Easter For Your Firebird Range Cooker

Oven Meals For Easter For Your Firebird Range Cooker

The Easter is an important holiday all over the globe. It has become so inescapable that even non-Christians have started celebrating it as an excuse to cook for their families as well as friends after all the fun of Easter eggs and bunnies have died down. While most parents would go for a regular ham, grilled chicken and lamb for their Easter celebrations, some of them would prefer to experiment with newer recipes in order to please the people who will eat. Here are some suggestions for oven meals for Easter:

Garlic-Herb Roasted Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 roasting chicken (4 to 5 lbs)
  • 2 tsps each minced fresh rosemary, parsley, sage as well as thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 sliced apples
  • 12 unpeeled shallots
  • 7 peeled small carrots

Procedure:

Impress your family with this tasty chicken viand. Rub a mixture of herbs such as parsley, thyme, sage as well as rosemary on the skin of the whole chicken. Stuff the insides with this same mixture along with some sliced apples, unpeeled shallots, salt and pepper. After that, place the whole chicken in an oven tray filled with shallots, carrots and apples for an incredibly rich taste. Bake for 30 minutes plus 20 minutes per pound at 200 degrees centigrade (Gas mark 6) . Serve the chicken along with the shallot-apple-carrot mixture for presentation purposes. Not only is it a good meal, it will also look great on the dinner table.

Braised Lamb Shank

Ingredients:

  • 3 kilograms lamb shanks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium-sized onions (chopped)
  • 3 large carrots (peeled and cut)
  • 10 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 750 ml dry red wine
  • 1 small can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons chopped rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons chopped thyme
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Procedure

Anyone who loves lamb meals for Easter would be thrilled with this dish. Season your lamb shank with salt and pepper in order to prepare for cooking. Let the flavors seep into the meat for an hour then fry it in a pan until brown. Set it aside for a few minutes. Combine beef broth, chicken broth, diced tomatoes, red wine, garlic, onion as well as carrots and then let it simmer. Mix in the fried lamb, rosemary, thyme and lemon peel and then bake it in the oven for 30 minutes to an hour, so it will be able to absorb the sauce. This is served best with some mashed potato or potato hash.

If you are looking to introduce a new meal to your Easter dinner table, you may want to try some of the recipes above.

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