Roast Chicken with Celery and Orange Stuffing

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Students' Cookbook

By Sophie Grigson

Published 1993

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A glistening, golden-brown roast chicken makes a wonderful meal, suitable for a special occasion or Sunday lunch shared with friends. Check very carefully that the chicken is cooked right through before you serve it; if you are in any doubt, return it to the oven for another 10—15 minutes.


  • 1.5-1.75 kg (3½-4 lb) chicken, without giblets, thawed if frozen
  • 15 g (½</


Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200°C/400°F. To make the stuffing, melt the butter in a small saucepan and heat until foaming. Add the onion and celery and cook gently until tender, without browning. Remove from the heat and add the breadcrumbs and parsley. Season with salt and pepper,