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Give your grandmother a run for her money with these 10 roast chicken recipes

Who doesn't love that golden, crispy salted skin of a roast chicken?

16 Aug 2017

Luscious fall-off-the-bone thighs and intensely tasty wings. Delicate little oysters and lip-smacking drumsticks. This my friends, is roast chicken.

There's nothing that feels more homey and comforting than the aroma of a chicken roasting away in the oven on a lazy Sunday. It's reminiscent of families, friends and the simple nature of sharing food (because unless you're a glutton, you can't eat a whole chicken by yourself!). 

Try some of these tantalizingly different and simple ideas to tart up your bird and don't forget that nothing completes a good roast better than a kick-ass side dish and some saucy gravy

Whole roast masala chicken - with a gorgeous garlicky yoghurt marinade.

Old fashioned roast chicken - no frills, just a great roast.

Roast chicken with saffron cous cous stuffing - wonderfully exotic and tasty.

Roast chicken with chilli caramel sauce - spice things up and add some sweetness.

Roast chicken with spicy lemon and garlic rub - all the right stuff for a great meal.

Roast chicken with apple sauce - an Italian favourite.

Pot-roasted chicken with bacon - a delicious pot of goodness.

Citrus roast chicken - try these flavours for something different.

Oven roasted curried chicken - curry up that bird.

Chakalaka marinated roast chicken - Jazz up your chicken with an SA kick!


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