Classic meals with a twist: Roast chicken

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Essentials magazine, juicy lemon and garlic roast chicken

You can't beat a tender and juicy roast chicken for Sunday lunch. Cheap and easy, it's no wonder it has become a family favourite. But chicken is a really easy meat to adapt, and goes well with lots of different flavours, so if you want to try something a little different, our twists should make a welcome change.

The classic 

Traditional Roast Chicken

Roast chicken Take a chicken, add a lemon, garlic and some herbs and you've got a classic roast chicken - take a look at our step-by-step video to get your traditional chicken perfect.


The twists 

Honey and lemon thyme roast chicken

Honey and lemon thyme roast chicken By adding a few simple ingredients you can transform the flavour of your roast chicken. This recipe uses a honey, lemon and lemon thyme rub for a zesty spring flavour.

Roast spiced chicken with Indian-style gravy

Roast spiced chicken with Indian-style gravy Like Indian food? Give your roast dinner a bold taste with this spicy chicken and gravy flavoured with Balti paste. potato and chicken drumstick roast

Chicken drumstick roast Transform your favourite weekend treat into a weekday meal with this simple one-pan recipe. Throw chicken drumsticks, potatoes and veg in together for a quick roast alternative. 

More roast chicken recipes 

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