Quick & Easy

Prosciutto-wrapped chickens with lemon and sage

Wrapping these little chickens in proscuitto helps keep them moist while roasting, as well as infusing the meat with their flavour.
Prosciutto-wrapped chickens with lemon and sage
8
1H 10M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 220ºC/425ºF.
2.Wash chickens under cold water; clean cavity well. Pat dry inside and out with absorbent paper.
3.Cut lemon into eight wedges. Place a lemon wedge and 2 sage leaves into each chicken cavity.
4.Make fennel rub, combine fennel seeds, garlic and oil in a small bowl; rub mixture all over chickens.
5.Wrap a slice of prosciutto around centre of each chicken; secure with a toothpick. Divide chickens between two baking dishes.
6.Roast chickens about 45 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a serving platter; cover with foil, stand 15 minutes.
7.Remove toothpicks before serving with extra lemon wedges, if you like.

Related stories