Roast chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
Chicken: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1997

  • About

Roast chicken is an all-time favourite with many families—the tantalising smell, crisp golden skin and snowy-white flesh all add up to a traditional Sunday lunch. Use free-range for a wonderful rich flavour.


  • 1 chicken, weighing 1.8 kg (3 lb 10 oz)


  1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Truss the chicken for roasting by following the method in the Chef’s techniques. Coat the bottom of a roasting tin with a tablespoon of oil. Season the chicken and ru