Main courses

Chicken Poached in NAPSI-certified Maple Water

Chicken Poached in Maple Water

  • 1 whole chicken, 2.5 kg (5.5 lb.)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 litre (4 cups) NAPSI-certified pure maple water
  • 1 bouquet garni
Preparation time
10 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour 40 minutes
4 to 6 portions

Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Truss chicken and season with salt and pepper to taste. Place chicken in a Dutch oven, add remaining ingredients, cover and roast for 90 minutes. Remove chicken. Strain and skim fat from cooking liquid. Pour liquid into a saucepan and reduce for 5 minutes. Return chicken to dish and brown in oven uncovered for 10 minutes. Remove string from chicken and serve with the fragrant maple jus.