Roast chicken with bacon, herb and chilli stuffing

Roast chicken with bacon, herb and chilli stuffing

Roast chicken with bacon, herb and chilli stuffing

This roast chicken recipe is worth trying out for a juicy and flavourful chicken. Serve with potatoes and veggies.

  • Recipe serves:4-6
  • Prep Time15 Minutes
  • Cook Time90 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken
  • Oil
  • Streaky bacon
  • KNORR chicken cubes, crumbled
  • Breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Coarse black pepper
  • Crushed chilli flakes
  • Fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • Water
  • On the chicken: cayenne pepper
  • Knorr chicken cubes, crumbled
  • 8 Thyme sprigs
  • Water

Preparation Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic
  • Add the bacon and fry
  • Add the herbs and spices, fry for 1 minute, then remove from the heat and add the breadcrumbs
  • Add the egg and water, and then stuff the chicken in the cavity and under the skin
  • Place in a roasting pan, and sprinkle the chicken with some cayenne pepper, the crumbled KNORR cube and the thyme sprigs.
  • Pour the water into the roasting pan and roast for 90 minutes, OR place the chicken in a pot with 500ml water, cover and simmer for 90 minutes
  • Serve with potatoes and veg or salad
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