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Poultry recipe

Simple Rosemary Roast Chicken

Stuff the cavity of a Pearsons chicken with onion and fresh rosemary for a simple and delicious roast chicken dinner.


  • 1 whole chicken
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 5 rosemary sprigs


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Stuff with the onion and rosemary. Place in a 20x30cm baking dish or roasting tin and roast in the preheated oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Cooking time will vary depending on the size of the chicken.
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