Southern Gentleman Spice Blend is my top seller, and for good reason. This terrific mixture is full of flavour, complex and delicious. There are lots of ways to use Southern Gentleman, but one of my favourites follows:
6 Bone in skinless chicken breasts (of course you can use boneless, skin on, chicken thighs, chicken legs, wings, a whole chicken…)
1-2 tbsp Safflower oil (I use President’s Choice Organic…any neutral flavoured oil will do)
1/4 cup Twisted Gourmet Southern Gentleman Spice Blend
Method 1: High tech… seriously (not!)
Preheat oven to 375
Add oil to roasting pan, casserole dish, whatever you plan to use for the chicken.
Sprinkle Southern Gentleman Spice Rub over the oil in the pan.
Mush chicken around in the oil/spice mixture ’til coated.
Turn breast side up and place in oven for 30-35 minutes or until juices run clear when poked.
Remove from oven, cover with foil for a few minutes to rest.
You can get fancy and toss in a few wedged onions or carrots if you wish.
Method 2: You can also sear the chicken first on the stovetop if you wish (this is a good method with skin ON breasts)
Heat the pan, add 1 tbsp oil to pan
Add 1-2 tbsp oil and the Twisted Gourmet Southern Gentleman spice mixture to a bowl, mush the chicken in the bowl ’til covered.
*Add chicken to pan, allowing room to turn pieces.
Sear, breast side down. let sizzle for several minutes without turning; get a nice crust on the chicken then turn it once you can easily slice a flipper under the meat.
Cover & toss it in the oven to finish for 25-30 minutes or until juices run clear.
You can also use your favourite Roasted Chicken recipe with this delicious spice blend… rub it all over, and inside the cavity then roast as you ordinarily would. Perfect!
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