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Herby roast chicken

This simple but delicious roast chicken recipe will hit all the right spots
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 6 people
Calories 554 kcal


  • stove
  • roasting pan
  • knife
  • small bowl or cup


  • 1 whole Chicken skin on
  • 1 whole lemon cut in half
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tsp mixed herbs fresh
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C
  • Pat the chicken dry
  • Put half the lemon in the chicken cavity
  • Squeeze the juice if the other half into a bowl, mix in the other ingredients
  • Rub the mixture all over the chicken, allowing some to go into the cavity
  • Place in the oven, breast plate down for 20min x 500g + 20min more
  • Remove from the oven and tent with tinfoil allowing it to rest for 10min
  • Serve with your choice of veg and starch
Keyword chicken, easy, herbs, roast, simple