12. Citrus roast chicken


2 limes, cut into quarters
4-6 whole garlic cloves
large handful of thyme leaves
2kg chicken
juice of 1 lemon
salt and fresh ground black pepper
3 tbsp Olive oil


1. Set the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Push the lime quarters, whole garlic cloves and thyme into the cavity of the chicken.

2. Place the chicken into a roasting pan and drizzle the lemon juice over. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and roast for 2 hours.