Peri-peri roast chicken with new potato slaw

Easy peri-peri roast chicken

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr, 20 mins


Serves 4

Use a spicy chilli marinade to perk up this easy roast chicken, serve with a crunchy coriander coleslaw for a simple family meal you can prepare in a flash

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal565
  • fat27g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein53g
  • salt2.6g
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  • 1 large whole chicken, about 1.8kg



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  • ½ x 270g jar peri-peri marinade
  • 1 lime, halved



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For the new potato slaw

  • 400g new potato, halved, larger ones quartered
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  • ½ white cabbage, shredded
  • 1 large carrot, grated



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  • 1 small red onion, halved and sliced
  • 2-3 tbsp low-fat soured cream
  • 2 tbsp cider or white wine vinegar
  • ½ small pack coriander, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Brush the chicken with the peri-peri sauce, add some seasoning, then leave to marinate if you have time. Place half the lime in the cavity. Roast in the oven basting frequently for 1 hr 20 mins or until the chicken is cooked, covering with foil if the skin is getting too dark.

  2. Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 12-15 mins until tender, drain and steam-dry for a few mins in the colander. Tip into a large bowl with the juice from the remaining lime half, the rest of the ingredients and some seasoning. Toss everything together.

  3. Serve warm or at room temperature with the roast chicken.

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Daisy@Cheaperseeker's picture
20th Mar, 2014
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3rd Oct, 2013
Great recipe - the potato slaw was lovely and zingy with the lime. Will be making again, a good healthy family meal!
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