A traditional roast chicken, roasted with lemon and garlic, is the definitive Sunday lunch. But if you fancy trying something different with your chicken, you're in luck! We've rounded up our favourite roast chicken recipes with a twist for you to try...
A traditional roast chicken, roasted with lemon and garlic, is the definitive Sunday lunch. But if you fancy trying something different with your chicken, you’re in luck! Roast chicken easily takes on the flavours of different ingredients, herbs and spices. We’ve rounded up our favourite roast chicken recipes with a twist for you to try.
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Zesty lemon thyme and a simple olive oil, honey and lemon rub give this honey, lemon and thyme roast chicken a light spring flavour.
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Adding a rich and savoury stuffing to your chicken is an easy way to give your roast dinner a twist. This roast chicken with mushroom stuffing recipe includes lemongrass and prosciutto for extra flavour.
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Not got much in the cupboards? It takes only 4 ingredients to make this zesty orange roast chicken.
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Balsamic vinegar makes a delicious, sticky glaze for any cut of chicken and is especially tasty in this easy balsamic roast chicken recipe. Add a touch of rosemary and garlic and your chicken is ready for the oven.
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Filling the space under the skin of a chicken with fragrant herb butter keeps the flesh juicy while it cooks and produces the most wonderfully flavoured gravy. This recipe cooks the chicken slower than you might usually which crisps the skin perfectly, until its golden and crunchy.
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With a citrus zing, lemon is the perfect partner to a classic roast chicken, cutting through the rich flavours of a roast. Adding water to the roasting tray during cooking keeps the meat tender and gives you a ready made gravy once everything’s cooked- perfect!
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A Sunday roast wouldn’t be complete without some delicious stuffing. This recipe makes enough to serve six people and is a tasty mixture of lemon, parsley and thyme, complementing a roast chicken perfectly.
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Spanish roast chicken is the perfect Sunday lunch for eating outside on a sunny day. A delicious paprika-flavoured chicken roasted in one pan with Mediterranean vegetables is a great twist on a classic.
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Mary Berry doesn’t just bake cakes you know, she makes delicious savoury dishes too like this orange and honey-infused roast chicken. A crisp coating and tender chunks of meat inside makes this chicken a treat come Sunday lunch.
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If you just can’t wait for your chicken roast, this easy chicken drumstick roast is perfect for mid-week meals. With 10 mins prep time and minimal washing up, this recipe will really come in handy.
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