Published On: Tue, Jan 22nd, 2019

Thyme-infused Mediterranean roast chicken

This flavoursome Mediterranean roast chicken with crispy potato and beans has a deliciously tempting herby, smoky flavour thanks to the addition of chorizo and fresh thyme. 

Mediterranean roast chicken

Thyme-infused Mediterranean roast chicken

This flavoursome chicken with crispy potato and beans has a deliciously tempting herby, smoky flavour thanks to the addition of chorizo and fresh thyme. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword gluten-free, gluten-free dinner, gluten-free meal, roast chicken, roast dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 872 kcal

Ingredients

  • 25 g butter softened
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves (plus 3 whole sprigs) chopped
  • 1 medium chicken
  • 300 g new potatoes sliced
  • 400 g tinned cannellini beans drained, rinsed
  • 75 g chorizo diced

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Mix together the butter and 1 tbsp chopped thyme. Loosen the skin over the chicken breasts with your fingers, taking care not to tear it. Spread the thyme butter over the chicken breasts under the skin. Place the whole sprigs of thyme in the chicken cavity. Place in a roasting tin and roast for 1 hour.

  3. Drain away half the chicken juices, then add the potatoes, beans, chorizo and remaining chopped thyme to the tray, roasting for a further 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked throughout.

Nutrition Facts
Thyme-infused Mediterranean roast chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 872 Calories from Fat 203
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.5g35%
Saturated Fat 8.8g55%
Sugar 2.4g3%
Protein 108g216%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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