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60 • min
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Not too hard!

Christmas Roast Chicken

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  • For the chicken
  • tick1 roast chicken
  • tick4 garlic cloves
  • tick1 lemon
  • tick½ bunch thyme
  • tick½ bunch rosemary
  • tickChantal Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • tickSalt and pepper
  • For the salad
  • tick1 cup Chantal Organics White Quinoa
  • tick1 head of broccoli
  • tick2 cups spinach
  • tick1 cup slithered almonds
  • tick1 cup cranberries
  • tick1 tbsp Chantal Organics Coconut Oil
  • Salad dressing
  • tick1 tbsp Chantal Organics Tahini Hulled
  • tick1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • tickJuice from 1 juicy lemon
  • tick2 tbsp Chantal Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • tick1 teaspoon Chantal Organics Creamed Honey
  • tickSalt and pepper to taste


  • Step 1.

    Preheat oven to 200 degrees celcius.

  • Step 2.

    Carefully prick the lemon all over, using a sharp knife. Put the garlic cloves, herbs and lemon into the chicken’s cavity and place the chicken into a roasting tray. Drizzle with olive oil, salt pepper and add some additional chopped herbs on top.

  • Step 3.

    Place the tray in the oven for 1 hour 20 minutes.

  • Step 4.

    Baste the chicken halfway through cooking.

  • Step 5.

    When the chicken is cooked, take the tray out of the oven and transfer the chicken to a board. Carve your chicken and place onto a serving platter.

  • For the salad

  • Step 1.

    Cook the quinoa according to the packet instructions, then drain.

  • Step 2.

    Melt coconut oil in a medium sized fry pan and add broccoli. Cook for 5 minutes until bright green and tender (not over cooked).

  • Step 3.

    To made the dressing add all ingredients into a cup or small bowl and mix together until well combined.

  • Step 4.

    Roughly chop or break the spinach with your hands. Add quinoa, broccoli, spinach, almonds and cranberries to a large bowl. Pour over the dressing over the salad and toss ingredients together. Put salad onto a large serving platter.

Chantal Organics Products used

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Coconut Oil
Tahini Hulled

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