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Roast Basil Chicken

Serves 4

100 min

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C.
  2. Tear the basil and put in bowl. Add the  butter, garlic, lemon zest and salt and use a hand blender to blend smooth.
  3. Loosen the skin of the chicken with your fingers. Using a spoon take ½  of the basil butter mixture  and place under the chicken skin and on top.
  4. Place the chicken in a baking dish.
  5. Cook in oven for 90 mins - 2 hours until chicken is cooked through.
  6. In a saucepan add potatoes and water and bring to boil.  Reduce heat to simmer until the potatoes are tender.
  7. Use a steamer to steam broccoli and carrots.
  8. Add the remaining basil butter to the cooked drained potatoes.
  9. Serve chicken with skin, vegetables and potatoes. 

Ingredients

Broccoli
150 g
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Butter
1 tbsp
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Centra Basil
1 pack
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Centra Irish Crunchy Carrots 800g
300 g
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Centra Whole Chicken
1 - medium
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Garlic
1 clove chopped
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Lemon Zest
1 -
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Potatoes
300 g
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Salt
1 pinch
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