Roast Chicken in Tomato Marinade Recipe

A classic recipe made more flavorful with Del Monte Tomato Sauce

Categories Main Dish, Chicken, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time1 hr. and 1 min.
Cooking Time2 hrs.
Number of Servings 8


    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (250g)
    • 2 1/4 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 1/4 Tbsp parsley, snipped
    • 1 1/4 kg chicken, whole, drained
    • 1/4 cup prepared mustard
    • 1/3 cup onion, sliced
    • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
    • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
    • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
    • 1 cup water
    • - salt, to taste
    • - pepper, to taste
    • - soy sauce, to taste

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Wooden Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Marinating
    • Slicing


1. Combine all ingredients for marinade. Marinate chicken for 1 hour or preferably overnight in the refrigerator. Drain but reserve marinade.

2. Preheat oven at 375°F. (If using turbo broiler, set at 350°F) Rub chicken and its inside cavity with mustard. Stuff with onion. Wrap in foil and put on baking tray. Bake for 1 hour. Remove foil and reserve the drippings. Bake for another 30 minutes. Turn once and brush with butter. Bake for another 15 minutes, brushing again with butter on the last 5 minutes.

3. Gravy: Heat butter and flour. Add water, salt, soy sauce, drippings and pepper to taste. Simmer while stirring continuously for 5 minutes. Serve with chicken.

Lusog Notes

This recipe is high in vitamin A that promotes normal growth and development and protects one from infections. It is also a source of iron needed in the formation of red blood cells that distribute oxygen to the rest of the body.

Chef's Tip

Marinating the chicken in tomato sauce gives it a nice brown color after roasting and also helps tenderize the meat.


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