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Roast chicken with herb stuffing

A satisfying dish that works just as well for special occasions as it does for weeknight meals.
roast chicken with herb stuffing
1H 45M
2H 5M

Roast chicken is already the ideal family dinner, but stuffed with fresh breadcrumbs, onion and herbs before you roast it takes it to a whole new level. This one is great for special occasions like Christmas, birthdays or romantic dinners but also works just as well for a standard weeknight meal.

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Herb stuffing


1.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
2.Make herb stuffing. Combine breadcrumbs, celery, onion, herbs, egg and butter in a bowl.
3.Wash chicken under cold water; pat dry inside and out with paper towel. Fill chicken cavity with stuffing, fold over skin to enclose; secure with toothpicks. Tie legs together with kitchen string.
4.Place chicken on a rack over a baking dish halffilled with water (water should not touch chicken). Brush chicken with melted butter.
5.Roast chicken 15 minutes; reduce oven to 180°C/350°F, roast further 1½ hours or until cooked through. Stand 10 minutes before serving.

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