Herbed Roasted Chicken

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The Best Dressed Chicken
  • 1 Best Dressed Chicken Roaster
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 2 bulbs garlic
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 red or yellow sweet peppers
  • Black pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Small bunch fresh thyme, rosemary or sage or a mixture
Herbed Roasted Chicken
  • Take chicken out of the fridge 30 minutes before it goes into the oven.
  • Preheat your oven 240⁰C.
  • Break the garlic bulbs into cloves, leaving them unpeeled.
  • Wash all vegetables and roughly chop and pile them into the middle of a large roasting tray and drizzle with olive oil. Put a lemon in the chicken’s cavity, with the bunch of herbs. Rub the skin of the chicken with black pepper and salt.
  • Baste the chicken halfway through cooking and if the vegetables look dry, add a splash of water.
  • When cooked, take the tray out of the oven and transfer the chicken to a board to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Serves 4 to 6.
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