Marisa’s Roast Chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

This is plain, rustic, simple and healthy on account of having hardly any oil. It is nice with olive mash or a potato salad.


  • 1 chicken, about 1.4 kg (3 lb 2 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • tablespoons


Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6). Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Flick a little water onto the bottom of a roasting dish and cover with a piece of baking paper. Drizzle the oil over the chicken, add the herbed salt and rub all over the skin. Put in the roasting