How To Make Roast Chicken

How To Make Roast Chicken |

Roast chicken makes an amazing sunday dinner, this under the skin butter really helps give it a nice crispy skin with lots of flavour




  1. Pre-heat oven at 220C
  2. Place the butter, garlic, grated lemon peel, parma ham, thyme and paprika into a bowl
  3. Mix together with hands to ensure everything is well combined
  4. Prise skin of chicken gradually from the meat, ensuring not to tear the skin
  5. Place butter mixture under the skin and ensure well spread
  6. Cover the outside of the chicken with remaining butter
  7. Place in the oven for 45 minutes, adding additional butter every 15 minutes to the outside
  8. Take out of the oven and add any parboiled potatoes and return to the oven for another 45 minutes or until fully cooked (Juices run clear/check with Thermometer)
  9. Continue adding a little butter when skin begins to get too dry
  10. Remove from oven when cooked and allow to rest for 20-30 minutes