Roasted Flattened Chicken. A quick and easy way to roast chicken and keep it moist. Way better than rotisserie! Serve as part of a hot dinner or have cold cuts!
Roasted Flattened Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 1 Chicken
  • 1 Whole Chicken
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp herbs du Provence
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  1. Cut through the whole chicken along the backbone and open it up and give it a good flattening with the palm of your hand.
  2. Marinate the chicken in the juice of 1 lemon, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1 tbsp herbs du Provence and olive oil.
  3. Place in pan and cover very tightly with aluminum foil.
  4. Place in a pre-heated oven to 450 F for 1/2 hr, then uncover and roast at 400 F until juices run clear and it's golden. (You can add some sliced up potatoes and onions for a meal in a pan).
  5. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving. Serve with your favourite vegetables and potatoes!