Roast Chicken & Potatoes with Thyme, Lemon & Garlic

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Apples for Jam

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2010

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This is a lovely roast chicken... with just a dash of cream to bring everything and everyone together. You will need to use a roasting tin that can also be put on the stovetop to heat up the sauce. If you don’t have anything suitable, you can transfer all the chicken juices to a small saucepan.


  • 1 chicken (about 1.6 kg/3 lb 8 oz)


Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Wipe the chicken with paper towels and put breast-side-down in a large roasting tin. Put a little salt, a garlic clove, 3 of the thyme sprigs and 1 o