Roast Lemon & Thyme Chicken

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Appears in
Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

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Use a non-stick baking dish, one that will fit the chicken pieces snugly without the pan juices spreading thinly and burning. The dish I use is 22 x 30 cm (8½ x 12 inches).


  • lemons
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 3<


Cut 8 slices, about 5 mm (¼ inch) thick from the whole lemon. Cut the chicken up into 4 pieces, following the natural curves of bone. Cut away the wing tips. Rinse the pieces and pat dry. Squeeze the lemon