Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

This is one of the voluptuous Nigella’s recipes, but I have added potatoes. Serve with steamed green veg or a baby leaf salad. Either way this is truly scrumptious.

Slow roasted garlic and lemon chicken

Ingredients serves 6

  • 1 chicken (approx. 2.25kg / 4½lbs) cut into 10 pieces
  • 1 bulb of garlic (separated into unpeeled cloves)
  • 2 unwaxed lemons (preferably thin-skinned) – cut into eighths
  • New potatoes or old potatoes cut into chunks (however many you like)
  • 1 handful fresh thyme
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 150 ml white wine
  • black pepper

How to prepare

Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/gas mark 3/325ºF.