Slumbering Chamomile Chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

This is my version of a Moroccan dish, which produces a juicy and flavoursome bird. If you don’t want to brine the chicken, add 2 tablespoons clear honey and chamomile to the seasoned butter in step 4 and adjust to taste with garlic and salt.


  • 3 tbsp dried chamomile (from about 10 chamomile tea bags)
  • 1 onion, quartered


  1. If you are brining the chicken, follow steps 1–3. Put the chamomile, onion, cinnamon stick, garlic, ginger and salt in a large bowl. Add 125 ml/4 fl oz/