Honey Glazed Chicken with Lemon and Thyme recipe
A classic roast made even more mouthwatering with the sweet and zesty lemon, honey and thyme. Very flexible, the side dish can be rice, potatoes, vegetables.
Preparation time: 10 minutes || Cooking time: 60 minutes
- Large chicken: 1.6KG or more
- Olive oil: 2 tablespoons
- Lemon juice: from 1 lemon
- Grated zest: from 1 lemon
- Garlic Clove: 1
- Honey: 2 tablespoons
- Thyme Leaves: 1 tablespoon
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius, then season the chicken and place it in a roasting tin (baking tray - alternative). Drizzle with olive oil and roast for 45 minutes or until golden and almost fully cooked through. Check if it's cooked by attempting to pierce with a fork.
Mix the lemon juice, zest, garlic, honey and thyme in a bowl. Remove the chicken from the oven and pour the mixture over it, then return the chicken to the oven for a further 15-20 minutes, until it is fully cooked and golden brown.