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Classic Roast Chicken with bacon, lemon and thyme

Classic Roast Chicken with bacon, lemon and thyme

Ingredients

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

Method

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 and butter 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.