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Roast Chicken


  • 1 free-range chicken

  • Tablespoon preserved lemon, finely chopped

  • 80 g butter

  • 1 lemon

  • 10 sage leaves

  • 2 potatoes

  • 2 onions

  • 2 turnips

  • 2 carrots

  • murray river salt

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 5 garlic cloves, skin on, crushed with the back of knife


  • 1.

    Mix the preserved lemon and butter together with sage. Use your fingers because this melts all of the ingredients together.

  • 2.

    Put the butter sauce underneath the skin of the chicken and then cut a lemon and stuff this into the cavity.

  • 3.

    Cut the vegetables into generous pieces and mix all of them together with salt and olive oil and the garlic cloves.

  • 4.

    Place the vegetables around the chicken.

  • 5.

    Position the chicken on one side and be sure to turn it to the other side after 20 minutes of cooking in a moderate oven.

  • 6.

    After another 20 minutes place the chicken on its back for the final 20 minutes of cooking.

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