Roast Chicken with Lemon and Thyme

Coles’ hearty winter recipes taste great and ensure that busy Mums can find the best value for money. This month you can make a delicious Roast Chicken with Lemon and Thyme for just $20.00.

Add some roast veggies to make it go even further and create your own family favourite.

Approximately $20.00 for a family of four


You Need:

1.5 kg You’ll Love Coles whole chicken
You’ll Love Coles butter
1 lemon cut in half
1 lemon thinly sliced
½ bunch Coles Fresh and Easy thyme
Sea salt
Extra fresh thyme for garnish


Place two lemon halves and a half a bunch of thyme, inside a You’ll Love Coles whole chicken. Bind the chicken’s legs with string.  Rub the chicken with butter and season with salt.

Roast in a moderate oven for approximately one hour.


Cook chicken approximately for 40 minutes for every kilo.

Check to see if chicken is cooked by inserting a skewer under the drumstick joint.  Juice should run clear (not pink) when cooked.

Allow chicken to rest for 15 minutes before serving.


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Recipe courtesy of Coles

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