Butter chicken is a comfort food in Scandinavia, butter chicken stuffed with garlic takes the pleasure up several levels.
1.8 kg chicken
250 g butter
4 bulbs garlic, whole
1 small orange, whole
15 g assorted ground seasoning – black pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, fenugreek, garlic paprika, sumac, salt
10 g black pepper, freshly ground
1 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 160°C. Rub chicken all over with some of the butter, season. Stuff chicken with remaining butter and garlic, seal opening with orange. Bake for two hours, remove foil. Turn heat to 180°C and roast until skin has browned, about 30 minutes. Leave to rest. Cut garlic bulbs in half, squeeze out pulp, mix with the liquid in the bottom of the casserole, pour over chicken. Serve with mashed potatoes.