Slide backgroundSlide thumbnail

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE:

Slide background

SAVE LIVES

>

CONTROL THE VIRUS

>

STAY ALERT

Roast Chicken

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Ready in: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Print:
Roast Chicken
 

Ingredients

  • 1kg (2.2lb) fresh chicken
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper

Share This

Follow Phil

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 190°C Gas 5.
  • Season the cavity with a generous amount of salt and pepper.
  • Now, here’s a good tip for you - pull out a long length of silver foil and scrunch it up into an oblong, about 5cm thick.
  • Place the foil in your roasting tin and sit the chicken on top - this stops the chicken from sticking to the bottom of the roasting tin whilst it’s cooking.
  • Cook the chicken in the oven for about 1½ hours, or until thoroughly cooked.
  • Keep an eye on the chicken and regularly baste it with the juices.
  • If the chicken is browning too quickly then turn down the oven slightly, or cover the breast with a piece of foil.
  • When the chicken is cooked, just test by inserting a knife into the thigh, the leg will be juicy, and the juices will be clear. If you see a trace of blood, then cook for a further 10-15 minutes.
  • Once cooked carefully remove from the oven and leave to rest covered for 30 minutes, at least. This will really add to the succulence of the meat, trust me.

You might also like

Roast Butterfly Chicken with Lemon Garlic & Mint
Butterfly Chicken with Lemon
Easy Pot Roasted Chicken
Easy Pot Roasted Chicken

Share This

Follow Phil