Preserved lemon roast chicken with freekeh salad

Roast chicken recipes

43 Recipes

Inventive recipes that give whole roast chicken some serious perk, from flavour additions to all-in-one roasts and ideas for sides.

8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Marinate your bird overnight in bay, rosemary, lemon thyme and sage, then slow-cook for a flavour-packed roast dinner

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A main course bursting with fresh flavours, citrussy chicken with mint, radish and spring onion-spiked grains - a new way to serve your roast

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Add a springtime twist to this Sunday roast with radishes and whole spring onions, and a creamy sauce made using mascarpone, tarragon and lemon

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
225 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Slow-roasting is a great way to keep chicken nice and moist. Adding the potatoes to the roasting tin infuses them with plenty of flavour, too

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Discover just how easy a roast can be with our step-by-step guide to classic roast chicken

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform a simple roast chicken with a rich saffron butter and a sweet date and couscous stuffing. Serve with Greek yogurt and a green salad

2 hrs
Easy
90 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A full-flavoured alternative to your usual weekend roast - serve with a big bowl of rice

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
107 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

What more can we say? A classic roast chicken recipe should be in everyone's repertoire, and it can always save the day

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A roast makes a stunning centrepiece for a supper party, and requires very little effort

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve this Indian spiced bird with rice, potatoes and vegetables for an alternative roast dinner

2 hrs
Easy
21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A dish for relaxed dinner parties, easy and different

2 hrs
Easy
36 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

For a casual summer lunch, try this Mediterranean roast with chickpeas, vegetables and salty Greek cheese

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Perfect your Sunday lunch with this simple but succulent roast chicken

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Come rain or shine, serve up this sumac-marinated spatchcocked bird, that can be barbecued or oven cooked, with a sweet, fruity accompaniment

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This indian spiced roast chicken makes a great alternative to a traditional Sunday roast. Try with black pepper and garlic sweet potato wedges 

2 hrs
Easy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Choose your favourite herb for this beautifully moist springtime chicken dish - fresh basil or mint would be ideal

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A great make ahead roast - it's delicous cold, or eat it straight out of the oven. Yum

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This roast dinner is perfectly sized for two to enjoy. Serve your soy-flavoured bird with mashed potatoes and Asian-style gravy

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This succulent all-purpose roast can be enjoyed with trimmings on Sunday or used as the basis for other satisfying meals

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Kids can help prepare this roast complete with carrots and potatoes, plus assist in making the lemony gravy to serve on the side.

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The flavours of this one-pot dish marry beautifully, with the vinaigrette a welcome, summery change from traditional gravy

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

There's nothing nicer than roast chicken. Perfect for Sunday lunch or an evening meal, this quick-to-prepare recipe pairs well with a fresh salsa verde

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A honey glaze adds a lovely sweetness to a classic roast chicken. Perfect with the tangy sweetness of roasted red onions

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
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