Recipe: Herby Lemon Roast Chicken & Lentil Salad01:00|BRANDED
Enjoy the home comforts of roast chicken with this healthy salad. Perfect for lunch or dinner. Prep time: 10-20 mins Cook time: 90 mins Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: For the Roast Chicken: - 1 Waitoa Whole Chicken - Handful Superb Herb Rosemary, sprigs & 1 tbsp chopped - Handful Superb Herb Thyme, sprigs & 1 tbsp chopped - 1 lemon, cut into quarters - 1 tbsp Olivado Avocado Oil & Garlic For the Salad: - 1 bag of The Fresh Grower Sweet Stem Broccoli, lightly steamed - 200g green beans, topped & tailed, lightly steamed - 1 can Chantal Organics Lentils, rinsed and drained - 1 block Mainland Creamy Feta, cubed - ½ cup pitted kalamata olives - A handful of Superb Herb Italian Parsley For the Dressing: - ½ cup Olivado Avocado Oil infused with Garlic - 1 garlic clove, crushed - ½ lemon, juice only - ½ tsp Chantal Organics Sea Salt - 1 tsp Airborne Thyme Honey EQUIPMENT: - We used a Le Creuset roasting tray to roast the chicken. METHOD: 1. Preheat the oven to 180C. For the Roast Chicken: 1. Place chicken on a lined roasting tray and stuff with the quartered lemons and a few sprigs of rosemary and thyme. Tie legs together with string. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with chopped rosemary and thyme, then season with salt. 2. Roast in the oven for 90 minutes, basting every 30 minutes until the juices run clear. 3. Remove from the oven, let cool, discarding the lemon quarters, and removing the bones (you can save these to make stock). Reserve roasting juices for dressing. 4. Carve the roast chicken like you normally would, leaving that beautiful crispy skin on. For the Dressing: 1. Mix oil, garlic, lemon juice, honey and salt in a jar. Shake well. 2. Add the chicken juices to the dressing and give it another shake just before serving. To Serve: 1. In a large serving bowl arrange the sweet stem broccoli, lentils, green beans, feta and olives. Top with chicken and parsley. Pour the dressing over and devour. This recipe is brought to you by fresh.co.nz.