The chicken in the microwave in the package as a whole
- 1 medium chicken, weighing 1.5 kg;
- 4 cloves of garlic;
- 1 teaspoon of salt;
- 1/4 tsp of oregano, turmeric, Basil, thyme, and white pepper.
Wash the chicken under running water, remove excess skin, fat and sear over the fire from the remnants of feathers, if any. Pat the bird with paper towel or allow to dry naturally. RUB it with salt and spice mixture both outside and inside and leave for half an hour to absorb their flavor and aroma. Remove the husk from garlic cloves, gently press on them with the wide side of the knife blade and place inside the bird.
Place the chicken in the oven bag back up, lift up the free edge and secure it, either tying in a knot or fixing the attached clip or just a solid string. Pierce bundle 5-7 times with a toothpick or fork, lest he burst from the overflow of steam during cooking, and you don't have to wash technique. Place it on a ovenproof dish and place in microwave oven. Set the capacity equal to 800 W, and bake the bird in the microwave for 25 minutes. Tear film for 5-7 minutes before end of cooking, if you want to get a ruddy crust.
The chicken in the microwave in the package in a cream sauce
- 1 medium chicken;
- 150 g sour cream 20% fat;
- 50 ml of water;
- 1 onion;
- 10 olives, pitted;
- 1/3 tsp. oregano, Basil and paprika;
- 1/4 tsp red pepper;
- 1 teaspoon of salt;
- 3 sprigs of parsley and dill.
Prepare the bird as mentioned in the first recipe, and cut it into pieces – drumsticks, thighs, wings and breast quarters. Put everything in a deep container. Pour the sour cream and water in a clean bowl, add the mentioned spices and salt. Finely chop the olives, get rid of the dry top layer of the onion, thinly slice and crush with your hands or a potato masher. Add the vegetables to the marinade, cover them the main ingredient and mix thoroughly.
Soak the chicken so at least one hour, and ideally a few in the fridge under foil or a lid, then place in the oven bag, convenient tamp and pour the sauce remaining in the dish after marinating. Put all in the microwave for a special heat-resistant utensils made of glass with a flat bottom. Cook the dish for 20 minutes at 800 watts. Put it on one or shared the plate along with sauce and sprinkle with chopped parsley and dill.