- 3.3 lbs Guinea fowl
- 1 tablespoon salted herbs (mixture of herbs)
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 chopped onion
- 2 diced carrots
- 1 chopped tomatoes
- 1 cup chicken stock
- 1/2 cup maple syrup (preferably Dark for its robust taste)
- 1 tablespoon Espelette or Sambal pepper
- 1 tablespoon light soya sauce
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 orange (zest)
- Salt and pepper (to taste)
- Stuff salted herbs inside the fowl. Put in a roasting pan and baste with butter.
- Roast in the oven at 200 ˚C (400 ˚F) for 10 minutes.
- Add onion, carrots and tomato, then reduce temperature to 190 ˚C (375 ˚F) and roast for another 15 minutes. Add chicken stock.
- In a bowl, combine maple syrup, pepper, soya sauce and vegetable oil. Add orange zest and season with salt.
- Baste fowl every 5 minutes until you have used up all of the sauce (about 20 minutes) and then finish by broiling uncovered for another 1 or 2.
- Carve the fowl and serve with cooking juice.
- Serve with a puree of chestnuts, celeriac or squash.
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