Simple and delicious roast chicken recipes for your Sunday roast, or check out our quick roast chicken recipes for a midweek supper fix.
Roast chicken and potatoes is a staple in every Greek home. You can use lemon or orange juice in this roast chicken recipe; I like both. Lemon is more typical. Also, my aunt never uses garlic, so you can leave it out if desired. Serve with a crisp green salad.
The simplest, most delicious chicken recipe I know - anyone can make it! Roast a few extra whole garlic cloves to spread on crusty bread as a great starter to this meal.
Spatchcock two whole chickens by removing their backbone and flattening them before roasting them with lemon and spices. You will get golden crisp skin and juicy meat, in about half the time it takes to roast a whole chicken. You can make a delicious gravy by adding a splash of white wine to the roasting tin at the end, encouraging all those delicious sticky bits to dissolve.
An otherwise typical roast chicken is given a Caribbean makeover with rum, lime juice and an array of spices.
This recipe for lemon roast chicken is very special to me. My mum always made it for Sunday lunch. Putting a whole lemon in the cavity of the chicken really works wonders as the lemon aroma penetrates through every piece of the chicken as well as the house! You'll need 2 lemons - one for juice and one to keep whole.