Roast Chicken with Mint-Cilantro Pesto

Roast Chicken with Mint-Cilantro Pesto
Photo by Jan Smith


  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (3 3/4-pound) whole roasting chicken
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Preheat oven to 375°. Remove and discard giblets and neck from chicken; trim excess fat. Starting at neck cavity, loosen skin from breasts and drumsticks by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat. Combine mint leaves and the next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor...

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