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Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken
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Roast Chicken

October 20, 2020
: 4-6
: 1 hr 30 min
: 2 hr
: medium


  • 1.5 kg organic chicken
  • 50 gm pancetta
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 50 gm garlic butter
  • 2 sprigs of spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp sage
  • Step 1 Finely chop pancetta, spring onions and sage. Add lemon zest to it and combine it well to make a pancetta mixture.
  • Step 2 Lift up the skin of the chicken and get your hand in and fill it with the pancetta mixture between the skin and the chicken meat.
  • Step 3 Soften the butter a little and rub it all over the chicken skin.
  • Step 4 Tie the chicken legs together and put it into a rack in an oven tray. Put the chicken into the oven for about 1 hour and 20 minutes at 190º C fan forced or 170º C gas oven or until the chicken is cooked.

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