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Wavells Perfect Roast Chicken

60 minutes       4-6

Steps

1 Pre heat oven and roasting tray to 225 degrees Celsius / 425 degrees Farenheit / gas mark 7
2 Rub cavity with salt then grab the skin at the tip of the chicken breast making sure that it doesn’t rip and pull up gently
3 With the other hand separate the skin from the meat of the breast
4 Sprinkle a bit of salt in the gaps that you have made and push in the chopped herbs
5 Drizzle some olive oil over the chicken and with your hand rub into the skin, then season with salt and black pepper
6 Place the lemon, bay leaves and rosemary in the cavity of the chicken
7 Remove hot tray from oven and add some oil
8 Put the chicken breast side down on the tray and put in the oven (i.e. place upside down)
9 Cook for 10 minutes then turn it over
10 Place the chicken back on the tray and cook for a further hour and 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 – 2kg Wavells Chicken
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 3 small handfuls of fresh herbs finely chopped(parsley, basil, marjoram)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 4 bay leaves torn
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
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