Roast Chicken

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 roasting chicken
  • salt and pepper
  • 2–3 rashers of bacon
  • ½


Truss chicken for roasting, season lightly and cover with bacon. Roast on a trivet in the roasting tin in a fairly hot oven (375°–400° F., Gas 5–6) until tender, 1–1½ hr. Baste frequently. The chicken may be roasted on the breast for a little while at the beginning, this will make the b