Chicken Under a Brick with Herb-Roasted Potatoes

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We wanted a perfectly cooked butterflied chicken with super-crisp skin that could be on the table—with some roasted potatoes—in less than one hour.

SERVES4

TIME1¾ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Cooking a butterflied chicken under a brick cooks considerably quicker than a regular roast chicken and produces amazingly crisp skin by keeping the chicken flat, forcing all the skin to make contact with the pan. But after a few trial runs...

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