Citrus roast chicken

Moist, citrus scented chicken makes the perfect Sunday lunch in this simple but delicious recipe from James Thompson
Citrus roast chicken
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  • Serves: 4
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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 2 limes, cut into quarters
  • 4-6 whole cloves garlic
  • large handful of thyme, leaves only
  • 2 kg chicken
  • juice of 1 lemons
  • black pepper
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Method

1. Set the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Push the lime quarters, whole garlic cloves and thyme into the cavity of the chicken.

2. Place the chicken into a roasting pan and drizzle the lemon juice over. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and roast for 2 hours.

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