Spatchcocked Herbed Chicken

10 m
Prep Time
45 m
Cook Time


  • 1 Heat oven to 230C.
  • 2 Turn whole chicken on breast side. Cut along both sides of the backbone and remove it from the chicken. Turn the chicken over and place it on a prepared baking sheet. Press down on breast to flatten out.
  • 3 Rub the chicken with oil, sprinkle evenly with herbs and pepper. Roast in oven for 40-45 minutes. Skin should be crisp and golden. Juices should run clear from thigh when pierced.
  • 4 Remove from oven let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

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