Spatchcock Chicken with Lemon and Sorrel

Spatchcock chicken is a great way to reduce cooking time and hassle but still create a scrumptious dinner 

  • Prepare: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 45 Minutes
  • Serves 6
Ingredients & instructions

Organic Spathcock Chicken 

2 whole lemon 

1 onion bulb 

Handful fresh thyme 

Handful fresh sage 

Handful fresh sorrel 

1 tsp. salt 

1 tsp. ground black pepper 

70g organic butter

  1. Heat the oven to 190°C.
  2. Remove the zest and squeeze the juice from 1 lemon. Slice the other lemon to roast later. 
  3. Rub butter generously over the skin of the spatchcock chicken, and then season it with salt and pepper. 
  4. Remove the leaves from all the fresh herbs and sprinkle them over the chicken. Drizzle over the lemon juice and scatter the lemon zest. 
  5. Crush the garlic cloves and nestle them around the chicken. Decorate with the lemon slices and roast for 1 hour. 
  6. Check the chicken is perfectly cooked by using a thermometer. The core temperature should be between 72°C and 75°C. You can also check by taking hold of the drumstick and twisting gently, if it comes away easily 

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