Farmhouse Chicken

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

  • About

A whole meal in a dish, this was a favourite family supper in our house. We used to serve it in a big, black roasting tin.


  • 1 × 3½ lbs (1.575 kg) free-range chicken
  • seasoned flour


Preheat the oven to 230°C/450°F/regulo 8.

Joint the chicken into 8 pieces; separate the wing joints so they will cook evenly. Cut the rind off the bacon; cut 8 ozs (