• 20 Ratings

Roast some of the plums alongside the chicken. The remaining plums should be roasted on a separate baking sheet for a side dish.


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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Season chickens with salt. Stuff each cavity with 2 sprigs rosemary. Tie legs together with kitchen twine. Place each chicken in an ovenproof skillet (preferably cast-iron), and place 2 sprigs rosemary around each chicken. (Alternatively, you can also roast the 2 chickens together in a roasting pan.) Toss plums with honey in a large bowl.

  • Roast chickens for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, and scatter some of the plums around chickens. Return to oven, and roast for 20 minutes more. Spread remaining plums on a rimmed baking sheet, dot with butter, and top with remaining 2 sprigs rosemary. Transfer to oven. Continue to roast chickens until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest part of the thigh reads 165 degrees; meanwhile, roast plums until soft and brown around edges, about 25 minutes. Let chickens rest for 10 minutes before serving.


20 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0