• Serves: 2 people
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking time: 120 minutes
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    Roast Chicken

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    1 large roast chicken - 200g cooked meat per person * (Use leftover Chicken for tomorrow’s Chicken Burritos)

    3 large carrots, chopped

    2 parsnips, chopped

    250g potatoes, peeled

    2 cloves garlic, crushed

    Food Staples:

    3 teaspoons butter


    Preheat oven to 180C / 160C Fan / gas mark 4

    Place potatoes in a pot of boiling water and simmer until tender for approximately 15-20 minutes

    Place chicken in an oven proof dish

    In a bowl combine the crushed garlic and 1 teaspoon of butter

    Spread the garlic butter mixture on the outer skin of the chicken

    Place the chicken in roasting dish and cook for 1 ½ - 2 hours until juices are running clear and chicken is cooked through

    Drain water from potatoes and add two teaspoons of butter, mash together

    Steam chopped carrots and parnsips until tender.

    Once cooked mash together

    Carve the chicken and serve with mashed potatoes and vegetables