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Lemony roast chicken

Nothing beats a good roast, and our lemony roast chicken is no different. Add your own stuffing of breadcrumbs, cranberries, walnuts, butter and fresh sage to enhance the flavour.

SERVES 8 // COOKING TIME 1 hour 20 min + 24 hours marinating time

2 cups buttermilk
10 sprigs thyme
1 lemon, sliced
1 large whole chicken
Salt flakes and black pepper

1. Combine buttermilk, thyme and lemon slices. Marinate the chicken in this for 24 hours.
2. To roast, preheat oven to 200°C.
3. Place chicken in a roasting tin and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 45–70 minutes, until cooked through.

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