Find your recipes and restaurants here

Grilled spatchcock chicken with watercress and Stilton stuffing

Recipe from: 9/29/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 4


  • 100
    watercress, chopped
  • 300
    Stilton, crumbled
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 60
    olive oil
  • 1
    spatchcock chicken (see tips)
  • salt and milled black pepper
  • 1
    lemon, quartered, skin left on


Preheat oven to 180 ºC. Place watercress, cheese, garlic and olive oil in a bowl and mix well. Loosen chicken skin carefully. Using your fingers, pat cheese mixture underneath chicken skin, spreading it over flesh. Smooth skin over top again and season with salt and pepper. Place chicken on a rack in a roasting pan. Drizzle a little extra olive oil over, and squeeze out lemon juice over chicken. Place lemon quarters on top and roast until chicken is cooked through and skin is crisp, about 45 minutes. Serve with chips or mashed potato.

Read more on: poultry  |  roast

You might also Like

NEXT ON FOOD24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.