Classic Pot Roast Chicken

Classic Pot Roast Chicken

Who has time to slave over a stove on a week night and the thought of cooking an easy dinner is something we all look forward to, right? We are constantly looking for ways to simplify our daily lives and stress free dinners is certainly what we all would love.

One of the simplest meals to make is a pot roast and this classic pot roast chicken is not only easy to prepare but delicious and full of flavour.
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Recipe serves 4 – 6
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 105 minutes

30ml olive oil1.5kg whole chicken, cleaned1 onion, sliced2 cloves crushed garlic2 carrots, peeled and slicedJuice of 1 lemon5ml Robertsons Rosemary1 KNORR Chicken Stock Pot

250ml water

500g baby potatoes

Robertsons Atlantic Sea Salt



  1. Pat the whole chicken with paper towel to dry and remove excess moisture
  2. Heat olive oil in a large, heavy based pot then place the whole chicken into the pot and brown the skin well on all sides, turning it over until the skin is a good golden brown colour
  3. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside
  4. Place the sliced onions into the pot and fry until golden brown then add the carrots and garlic and fry for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally
  5. Return the chicken to the pot, breast side up on top of the vegetables
  6. Squeeze the lemon juice over the chicken and sprinkle with rosemary
  7. Add the KNORR Chicken Stock Pot together with the water and arrange the baby potatoes around the edge of the pot
  8. Sprinkle a pinch of whole salt crystals on top of the chicken
  9. Cover the pot tightly with a lid or thick tin foil and allow to cook for 1 ½ hours or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender
  10. You can turn the chicken over half-way through cooking
  11. Remove the chicken from the pot once cooked and allow to rest for a few minutes before carving
  12. Serve with roast butternut, green beans and rice
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