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Roast Chicken with bacon, whole garlic & red wine vinegar

Roast Chicken with bacon, lemon & thyme


  • 1 Bally Manor Whole Chicken
  • 3 tsps Primadonna ExtraVirgin Olive Oil
  • 1 pkt Glensallagh Smoked Bacon - chopped
  • 50g Dairy Manor Butter
  • 2 Lemons - zested & juiced
  • 2 sprigs of Thyme


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 180oC.
  2. Place the chicken on a roasting tray and season, rub the chicken all over with olive oil and thyme then roast for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove and add the bacon, zest of a lemon andbutter then carry on roasting and cook for a further 45 minutes to an hour, until golden.
  4. Add lemon juice to finish.Tip: Serve with roast potatoes, cooked in duck fat.