How to Make Lemon & Thyme Roast Chicken

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How to Make Lemon & Thyme Roast Chicken Recipe
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First ensure you have a secure chopping board and a sharp knife

First ensure you have a secure chopping board and a sharp knife

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At this point you can remove the wings and tips ( you can use these for stock )

At this point you can remove the wings and tips ( you can use these for stock )

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Gently lift the skin from the muscle using your fingers

Gently lift the skin from the muscle using your fingers

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At this point you can remove the wishbone ( also use in stock)

At this point you can remove the wishbone ( also use in stock)

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Put half the lemon in the chicken

Put half the lemon in the chicken

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To make the lemon thyme butter strip the leaves from the thyme & chop with the lemon zest, mix with the butter and there you go, simple :)

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Place 2/3 of the butter mix under the skin of the chicken & press it down gently, rub the remaining butter over the rest of the chicken

Place 2/3 of the butter mix under the skin of the chicken & press it down gently, rub the remaining butter over the rest of the chicken

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Place the chicken in the tray with the water & the wine and preheat the oven to 175c/gas mark 4.5

Place the chicken in the tray with the water & the wine and preheat the oven to 175c/gas mark 4.5

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Season the chicken and place in the oven for 50 - 60 mins, for best results baste every 20 mins. When the juices run clear it's ready :)

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Enjoy !!

Enjoy !!

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