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Succulent roast chicken

10
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 50 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Don't miss out on this wonderful British tradition with our healthier take on roast chicken

Ingredients

Lemon(s)

1 medium, cut into quarters

Thyme, Fresh

10 g

Sage, fresh

10 g

Roast Chicken, Mixed Meat with Skin

790 g, 1.5kg whole chicken

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C, 180°C fan, gas mark 6. Place the lemon and herbs into the chicken cavity. Mist with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place chicken on a wire rack set over a roasting dish. Tie the legs with kitchen string and pour 250ml water into the dish. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour 30 minutes until golden and cooked through. Cover chicken with foil and set aside to rest for 10 minutes, before serving.