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Decadent farm roast chicken – perfect Sunday lunch staple

Decadent farm roast chicken – perfect Sunday lunch staple

Looking for a delicious meal to treat the family to this Easter? Then this decadent farm roast chicken is a must.


1 free-range chicken

2 tbsp paprika

1 tbsp ground coriander

1 tsp ground cumin

4 cloves crushed garlic

Olive oil

100ml orange juice

3 bay leaves crushed

3 sprigs rosemary

Maldon salt

1 orange cut in half

1 lemon cut in half



Mix all the spices together with a little olive oil and orange juice. Massage this into the chicken, place crushed bay leaves and rosemary inside the chicken.

Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, place lemon and orange halves around the chicken and cover with foil.

Place in roasting pan, cover with foil and roast at 180°C for about an hour, turning the chicken over once.

Remove foil and roast for another 15 minutes at 200°C until golden brown. Serve with honey-roasted butternut and caramelised onion.

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