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Prep: 40 mins
Cooking: 2-3 hours

The Perfect Roast- Timings

Serves 4 people

1 x 1500 gram Chicken

Seasoning

3 Bay leaves

Salt and Pepper

3 large Rosemary

1 half onion

1 half lemon

Vegetables

5 parsnips

5 medium potatoes

5 medium carrots

frozen peas

french beans

1 cabbage

Optional Extras

Stuffing

Yorkshires

Bread Sauce

Timings

Meat

Chicken – 20 mins per 500 grams + 20 mins          10 mins to rest

e.g. 1500 gram chicken – (20*3) + 20 = 80 mins total        90 mins in total or 1 hour 30 mins

Potatoes

Peel 10 mins      boil 10 mins       roast  50 mins

Parsnips

Peel 10 mins       roast 60 mins

Carrots

Peel 10 mins       roast 60 mins

Stuffing

Prep 5 mins        Cook 35 mins

Boiled veg

Prep 5 mins        Boil 10 mins

EXAMPLE

Roast ready for 6ish o’clock                                                                                      Start to serve 2 hours

4.20pm

Pre heat the oven for 10 mins at 180-200 C ( this accounts for all the things in the oven cooking depending on how efficient your oven is). Meanwhile season chicken

 

4.30pm

Put Chicken in the oven (cover with foil to keep moisture)

4.50 pm

Boil kettle, Peel Potatoes

5.00pm

Put potatoes on to boil for 10 mins, peel carrots and parsnips. Season, lightly oil and put in a roasting dish and into the oven

5.10pm

Add potatoes to roasting dish and lightly drizzle with oil and mix with parsnips and carrots. Place on the top shelf of the oven

5.20pm

Prep the stuffing

5.25pm

Put the stuffing in the oven

5.30pm

Turn the roast veg oven

5.45pm

Turn the roast veg over and remove the foil from chicken. Any veg your boiling start chopping and put in a pan. Boil kettle

5.50-5.55pm

Boil Veg

6.00pm

Test and if cook remove chicken from the oven. Leave to rest for 10 mins. Turn roast veg (they should be nearly done but may need to crisp for ten mins in the oven.

6.05pm

Remove boiled veg from heat and drain if cooked. * tip you can use the water from the boiled veg to make the gravy for more flavour.

6.10pm

Turn off the oven and carve the chicken.

6.15pm

Remove the veg (& stuffing) from the oven and serve.

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