Poulet Antiboise


Preparation info

  • Serves

    three to four

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

  • About

Mrs David even suggests preparing an old boiling fowl in this way but I cannot agree. A really good chicken is required for such a simple dish. I think it best served lukewarm with a salad and some good bread, but it will also do very well at a picnic.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) onions, peeled and sliced
  • 150


Preheat the oven to 170°C (325°F, Gas Mark 3).

Place the onions in a deep casserole dish with the olive oil, the thyme, a little salt and the cayenne pepper. Sit the cleaned chicken on top of the onions, season with salt and pepper. Cover the casserole and