How to Make roasted chicken in the oven
In a large bowl combine
1/2 cup salt
1/2 cup sugar
Use about a cup of warm water to dissolve the salt and sugar and add the chicken, and then pour more water so that the chicken is covered. Put in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
When done rinse VERY well and pat dry
Heat oven to 350
Cut onions into large chunks
Cut carrots into 2 inch pieces
Cut red potatoes into quarters
Place veggies in a 5qt. large Dutch oven
Place chicken on top of veggies; brush chicken with olive oil, and sprinkle with pepper.
Put lid on... cook for 60 minutes
After 1 hour squeeze the two lemons and pour red wine over chicken and veggies
Cover and cook for another 30 minutes.
Remove cover and cook for 15 minutes more.