Roasted Chicken with Almond Mint Sauce Over Spinach

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 4


  1. 2 1/2 -3 pound whole chicken, cut into parts; ask the butcher to remove the backbone of the chicken if needed
  2. Olive oil, for brushing
  3. Salt and cracked black pepper
  4. 1/4 cup Compliments Whole Roasted Almonds no salt added
  5. 1/2 cup Compliments Organic Mint Leaves, chopped
  6. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  7. 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  8. 1/4 cup lemon juice
  9. 1/2 cup olive oil
  10. 1 package (5 oz.) Compliments Organic Baby Spinach Leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  2. Using kitchen scissors, cut along the backbone of the chicken, then press firmly on the breastbone to flatten it. 
  3. Place the chicken in a baking dish lined with nonstick baking paper. 
  4. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  5. Roast for 30 minutes or until cooked through and golden.
  6. Place the almonds, mint, garlic, sugar, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl and stir to combine. 
  7. Serve the chicken with the almond mint sauce over spinach.