Crisp Roast Chicken Recipe
Crisp Roast Chicken
Recipe .Learn how to cook best and tasty Crisp Roast Chicken. An easy way
and tips how to cook Crisp Roast Chicken at home .Detail of ingredients of
Crisp Roast Chicken and instruction.
2kg free-range chicken
1 lemon, quartered
1 bunch thyme
50g butter, melted
2 tablespoons olive oil
675g chat potatoes
Steamed carrots and peas, to serve
Preheat oven to 220°C.
Remove excess fat from chicken cavity. Wipe chicken inside and out with
paper towels (see tip). Select a roasting pan with sides 4cm high.
Place lemon and thyme in chicken cavity. Tie chicken legs together with un
waxed string and tuck neck flap and wings underneath. Combine butter and
oil in a small bowl. Brush over both sides chicken. Place, breast side
down, on a greased roasting rack in pan. Roast for 35 minutes.
Meanwhile, place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring
to the boil over high heat. Cook for 10 minutes or until almost tender.
Drain. Return potatoes to saucepan. Cover to keep warm. Remove chicken
from oven. Turn over and baste with butter mixture. Arrange potatoes
around chicken. Brush with butter mixture.
Roast both for a further 37 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken
thigh pierced with a skewer. Cover and stand for 15 minutes to rest. Carve
chicken and serve with potatoes and steamed vegetables.