Orange roast chicken recipe

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serves: 8
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 1 hr 30 min
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  • This inventive roast chicken recipe uses only 4 ingredients but the results are amazing. A great twist on a Sunday lunch classic


    • 2 large uncooked chicken
    • 4 oranges
    • 2 tbs. fresh mixed herbs
    • 1 cup walnut nut oil


    • Preheat oven to 180°C. Place chickens in a baking paper lined roasting tray breast side up.

    • Drizzle with oil. Grate the skin of one of the oranges and juice both oranges over the chicken.

    • Finally sprinkle herbs over the top and roast chickens for 11/2 hours or until cooked to your liking.

    • Remove from oven and cover with foil, allow to rest for 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

    Top tip for making Orange roast chicken

    It usually takes 30 minutes per 500g of weight to cook a chicken in a preheated oven at 180°C.

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