Roast Chicken with Warm Bread Salad

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2018, America's Test Kitchen TV

San Francisco's Zuni Café serves perfect roast chicken with a chewy-crisp, warm bread salad that has a cultlike following. We pay homage to the dish with a streamlined take.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME2 hours, plus 24 hours salting

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For our own take on Zuni Café's roast chicken with bread salad, we started by butterflying a whole chicken and salting it overnight so it would cook quickly and evenly and be juicy and well seasoned. Before roasting the chicken in a 475-deg...

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