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Pakistani Crisp Roast Chicken  Recipe

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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.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

Preheat oven to 220C. 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.