Julie Goodwin’s roast chicken is perfect for Sunday lunch.
- Butterflying the chicken will reduce the cooking time. This recipe can be adapted to use 2 smaller chickens, just reduce the cooking time again.
- Placing butter under the skin of the breast not only provides beautiful flavor and crispy brown skin, it also protects the breast meat from drying out during cooking.
- When roasting your potatoes, first boil them in salted water until the edges rough up. Pour ¼ cup of oil in a baking tray and place in the oven for 30 minutes, then roast your potatoes in the tray