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ROAST PESTO CHICKEN

Category:    Chicken, Sauces
Yield: 4 servings
 
      7 lb Roasting chicken                  3/4 c  Plus 2 tb chicken broth
      7 oz Container purchased pesto           2 tb All-purpose flour
           -sauce                              3 tb Whipping cream
      3 tb Dry white wine                 
 
  Serves 4
  
  Fresh basil sprigs
  
  Pat chicken dry.  Slide hand between chicken skin and meat over breast and
  legs to form pockets.  Reserve 1 tablespoon pesto for gravy; spread
  remaining pesto under skin and over breast and leg meat of chicken, in
  cavity of chicken and over outer skin.  Tie legs together to hold shape.
  Tuck wings under body.  Place chicken in large roasting pan.
  
  Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Roast chicken 15 minutes.  Reduce oven
  temperature to 375 degrees F and roast until juices run clear when chicken
  is pierced in thickest part of thigh, basting occasionally with pan juices,
  about 1 hour 15 minutes.  Transfer chicken to platter.
  
  Pour pan juices into glass measuring cup; degrease.  Add wine to roasting
  pan and bring to boil, scraping up any browned bits.  Add wine mixture and
  any drippings from platter to pan juices.  Add enough broth to measure 1
  cup. Transfer to heavy small saucepan.  Combine 2 tablespoons broth and
  flour in bowl; stir until smooth.  Add to saucepan.  Bring to boil,
  whisking constantly.  Boil until reduced to sauce consistency, stirring
  often, about 5 minutes.  Mix in cream and reserved 1 tablespoon pesto.
  Season with salt and pepper.  Garnish chicken with basil.  Serve with
  gravy.
 

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