Lemon and cinnamon spatchcock chicken

Lose It!
4 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 50 mins

Garnish with sage leaves and serve with sweet potato mash.

By Food24 May 04 2015
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Ingredients (8)

1 chicken — spatchcock
75 g butter — softened
lemon — zest and juice
3 cinnamon — sticks
2 lemon — quartered
1 cinnamon sticks — finely grated
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
fresh sage — to garnish
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Method:

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Mix butter with the juice and zest of 1 lemon, and season well. Stuff the lemon butter under the skin of the chicken and rub excess butter onto chicken skin.
Place cinnamon quills on a baking tray, place chicken on top, scatter lemon quarters around the chicken.
Drizzle chicken and lemons with olive oil and season with grated cassia, salt and pepper. Roast for 50 minutes or until cooked through.

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