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Pot Roast in the Oven. All You Need to Know to Cook the Best Pot Roast!


 A delicious and nutritious lunch gives you enough energy for the whole day. There are a lot of interesting recipes that you can use as a source of inspiration when you do not know what to cook. And here is one of them!

Pot roast is popular over the world since 17th century. Even kings and queens loved this dish. For cooking such a meal, you may use almost all types of meat. Pork, beef beef - very good recipes with beef learn more..., lamb and chicken are used most often. Meat is always mixed with vegetables. For the dish to be more nutritious, you need to use potato. Later you may add mushrooms, red bell pepper, tomatoes, zucchini, onion and so on.

Spices play very important role in the process of cooking pot roast in oven as well. Cooks add saffron, garlic, oregano, fennel, mint, cilantro.

Traditionally this dish is cooked in the small pots. However, busy cooks may choose slow cooker pot roast. The dish will still be very yummy. But today we`re talking about the chicken pot roast in oven, so let`s get down to cooking!

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
Chicken fillet
2 pcs
130 cals
2 cups
70 cals
1 cup
0.75 cup
50 cals
0.5 pcs
60 cals
0.5 cup
230 cals
0.25 pcs
240 cals
Vegetable oil
1 tsp
135 cals
to taste
Total calories in the prepared dish
915 cals
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  1. To begin with, peel the onion, wash it and cut it into thin circles. Chop the meat and cut the potato into small cubes. Coat the pot in vegetable oil.
  2. Preheat the oven to 392 F.
  3. Fill the pot with the layers of onion, meat and potato. Add the spices and mushrooms.
  4. Now you may add water or broth and cream. Put the pot into the oven. Slow down the fire and cook the dish for 40 minutes. When the time is over, turn off the fore but do not open the door. Leave the dish for 10-15 minutes in the oven.
  5. When you`re ready to serve the dish, take the pot out of the oven and decorate the portion with the slice of butter and chopped herbs.

To cook this dish, you may use any type of meat. However, pot roasts with chicken are a diet-friendly option. So, anyone can eat it without any worries.

Here are several more pieces of advice for those who want to cook a yummy dinner in small pots:

  • For the meat to be tender and soft, add salt at the end of the cooking process.
  • There should be no fat in the pot.
  • Be careful adding spices. There shouldn’t be too many additional fragrances and flavours.
  • Cut all the ingredients into small cubes. This way, you’ll cook the dish much quicker.

Have a good day and enjoy your meal. Bon Appetite!

Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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