Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time1 hr 45 mins
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Roast chicken with bacon, parmesan & rosemary stuffing recipe

Ingredients

 100 g shortcut bacon, chopped
 1 whole chicken
 1 onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic, crushed
 50 g parmesan, grated
 1 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped
 2 tbsp butter
 2 eggs
 100 g breadcrumbs
 50 ml olive oil
 Salt and pepper

Method

1

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2

Sauté the onion, garlic, rosemary and bacon in butter until soft.

3

Mix with the breadcrumbs, parmesan, eggs and season with salt and pepper.

4

Dry the chicken well inside and out with a paper towel.

5

Loosely stuff the chicken cavity with the stuffing and tie the back legs together with a butchers twine.

6

Rub the chicken with olive oil and season well all over with salt and pepper.

7

Roast the chicken in a roasting pan for 1 hr and 10 mins then rest for 10 mins, covered, before carving and serving.
Note: if you are doing vegetables with the chicken, have them ready to go and add them to the pan with the chicken after about 30 mins.

Ingredients

 100 g shortcut bacon, chopped
 1 whole chicken
 1 onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic, crushed
 50 g parmesan, grated
 1 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped
 2 tbsp butter
 2 eggs
 100 g breadcrumbs
 50 ml olive oil
 Salt and pepper

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2

Sauté the onion, garlic, rosemary and bacon in butter until soft.

3

Mix with the breadcrumbs, parmesan, eggs and season with salt and pepper.

4

Dry the chicken well inside and out with a paper towel.

5

Loosely stuff the chicken cavity with the stuffing and tie the back legs together with a butchers twine.

6

Rub the chicken with olive oil and season well all over with salt and pepper.

7

Roast the chicken in a roasting pan for 1 hr and 10 mins then rest for 10 mins, covered, before carving and serving.
Note: if you are doing vegetables with the chicken, have them ready to go and add them to the pan with the chicken after about 30 mins.

Roast chicken with bacon, parmesan & rosemary stuffing