Lemon and honey roast chicken

Tasteful Lemon and honey roast chicken Recipe

They don’t come much better than a roast chook. Give your roast chicken dinners some tang with this honey and lemon combination.
Lemon and honey roast chicken
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 1:20 | Total Time : 1:30 | Serving : 8 person.


  • 1.8 kg Coles butcher fresh whole chicken

  • 1 lemon, quartered, plus extra, to serve (optional)

  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup Coles pure olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon Coles pure honey


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 220C or 200C fan.

  • Step 2

    Rinse chicken (including cavity) under cold running water and pat dry with a paper towel. Push lemon quarters into cavity and tie legs together with kitchen string to secure. Place in a roasting pan.

  • Step 3

    Place juice, oil and honey in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Brush a little over chicken. Season well. Roast for 20 mins. Reduce heat to 180C or 160C fan, and roast for a further 1hr, or until juices run clear when a skewer is inserted in the thickest part of the chicken.

  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, cook remaining lemon mixture on medium for 5 mins, or until sauce has reduced and thickened slightly. Serve chicken with lemon sauce and extra grilled lemon wedges.

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