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 from Nigella Summer by Nigella Lawson

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

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Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Oven-roasted Chicken with Sumac, Pomegranate Molasses, Chilli and Sesame Seeds from Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul

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. 

 
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Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Chicken and Tarragon Casserole from Cook. Nourish. Glow. by Amelia Freer

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

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Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Peri-Peri Chicken from The Groundnut Cookbook by Duval Timothy, Folayemi Brown and Jacob Fodio Todd

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. 

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Five Whole Chicken Recipes that Aren't Roasts

Chicken Pie from The WI Cookbook by Mary Gwynn

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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