Spicy Roast Chicken

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Settler's Cookbook

By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • A whole skinned chicken
  • Chilli flakes to taste
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (freshly squeezed; keep the shells – you will need them)


  • The day before, wipe the chicken with kitchen paper.
  • Stuff the cavity with the lime shells and onions.
  • Mix all the other ingredients to make a paste.
  • Slash the fleshy parts of the bird and smear with this paste, really pressing hard and working it in with your hands.
  • Cover with foil and leave overnight in the fridge.
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