How to Make a Spatchcock Roast Chicken #Healthyeating

A tasty twist on classic roast chicken. Enjoy!

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How to Make a Spatchcock Roast Chicken #Healthyeating Recipe
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I cooked this to provide chicken for salads and snacks for the week but it could be a dinner in itself

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Take your chicken and place it on a board

Take your chicken and place it on a board

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Remove any string. I find scissors easiest to do this but you can use a knife

Remove any string. I find scissors easiest to do this but you can use a knife

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Turn the chicken the other way up

Turn the chicken the other way up

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Cut off the parsons nose

Cut off the parsons nose

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Cut along the back bone. Again I find scissors easiest to do this

Cut along the back bone. Again I find scissors easiest to do this

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It should look like this. Remove any giblets if they are inside

It should look like this. Remove any giblets if they are inside

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Pull each of the cut sides apart and flip the chicken over into a roasting tin pushing it flat. It almost feels like turning it inside out. I lined mine with foil to help on washing up

Pull each of the cut sides apart and flip the chicken over into a roasting tin pushing it flat. It almost feels like turning it inside out. I lined mine with foil to help on washing up

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Sprinkle with your choice of seasoning (I chose salt, pepper and oregano), drizzle with oil and put approx a wine glass worth of water in the bottom of the tin.

Sprinkle with your choice of seasoning (I chose salt, pepper and oregano), drizzle with oil and put approx a wine glass worth of water in the bottom of the tin.

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Roast in the oven at 200C. This chicken took 1 hour but make sure you test that it is properly cooked through before serving.

Roast in the oven at 200C. This chicken took 1 hour but make sure you test that it is properly cooked through before serving.

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I cut this into 8 pieces (2 legs, 2 thighs and each breast in half)

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