Wipe the chicken halves thoroughly. Loosen the side from the meat making two pockets, one at the breast end and one at the leg end.
Place the garlic cloves in a small saucepan of cold water and bring to the boil. Cook for 2 minutes, then drain and chop the cloves. Mix the cooked chopped garlic and parsley together, and use half the mixture to stuff in the pockets. Season the chicken wit