Easy Pot Roasted Chicken

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  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Ready in: 2 hours, approx.
  • Chilling time: Resting 30-45 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Easy Pot Roasted Chicken


  • 1 x 1kg chicken, giblets removed
  • 1 x small bunch fresh sage
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 1 x 10g chicken stock cube (Oxo)
  • 1 large glass cold water

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  • Heat the oven to 220° C gas 7.
  • Place the chicken onto a board, season well inside and out, then insert the bunch of sage.
  • Pop into the bottom of the deep saucepan then add then the stock cube sprinkled around and then the water and giblets if you have them.
  • Place the pan, uncovered into the oven and cook the chicken for 15 minutes to brown nicely, then add the lid and turn the heat down to 190°C gas 5.
  • Cook for 1 hour, approx.
  • When the chicken is cooked, carefully tip off the juices that will be in the bottom of the tin, into a saucepan, add a little boiling water, re boil and thicken with a few gravy granules or a little cornflour and water keep warm.
  • Cover the chicken and leave to rest for 30-45 minutes.

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