Roast Basil Chicken

Roast basil chicken recipe Roast basil chicken recipe

Operation Transformation Recipe - Healthy chcicken dish for all the family to enjoy.

4 people 110 minutes 20 minutes


  • 150 g Broccoli
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 300 g Carrots
  • 1 clove Garlic chopped
  • 1 - Lemon zest
  • 0 - Salt
  • 1 - SuperValu Free Range Whole Chicken 200g of cooked meat
  • 1 bunch SuperValu Fresh Basil
  • 300 g SuperValu Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 220 C.
  2. Tear the basil and put in bowl. Add the butter, garlic, lemon zest and salt and use a hand blender to blend smooth.
  3. Loosen the skin of the chicken with your fingers. Using a spoon take ½ of the basil butter mixture and place under the chicken skin and on top.
  4. Place the chicken in a baking dish.
  5. Cook in oven for 90 mins - 2 hours until chicken is cooked through.
  6. In a saucepan add potatoes and water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer until the potatoes are tender.
  7. Use a steamer to steam broccoli and carrots.
  8. Add the remaining basil butter to the cooked drained potatoes.
  9. Serve chicken without skin, vegetables and potatoes.
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