5 Whole Chicken Recipes That Aren't Roasts

Want to make the most of a whole chicken without making a roast dinner? Try one of these five recipes that maximises the flavour of the whole bird, without a traditional roast in sight. 

Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Slow-Roasted Garlic and Lemon Chicken

This recipe from Nigella Summer is cooked low and slow for incredibly succulent chicken with an intense flavour. The perfect meal for a lazy weekend feast. 

Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Oven-roasted Chicken with Sumac, Pomegranate Molasses, Chilli and Sesame Seeds

This dish from Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul has a long recipe title but couldn't be easier to make. It's low maintenance but big on flavour. 

Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Chicken and Tarragon Casserole

This casserole from Cook. Nourish. Glow. is slow-cooked so tender meat falls away from the bone in the cooking. The result is a melt in the mouth dish gently seasoned with tarragon, lemon and white wine. 

Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Peri-Peri Chicken

Peri-peri has grown massively in popularity over the past few years. Make authentic Peri-Peri Chicken with this recipe from The Groundnut Cookbook in your own kitchen - it's bound to go down a treat. 

Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Chicken Pie

This is the ultimate Chicken Pie recipe from The WI Cookbook. Traditional, homely and heart-warming, it's bound to leave no leftovers but a smile on everyone's face. 

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