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French roast chicken SQ

French roast chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4 people

This French roast chicken recipe is a keeper. Well seasoned, moist flesh with a crispy golden skin and potatoes slowly cooked in the juice... yum!



  • 1 l chicken stock (homemade or made with 2 stock cubes)
  • 1 organic whole chicken (1.4kg)
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 bunch thyme


  1. Warm up your chicken stock.

  2. Pre-heat your oven to 150°C.

  3. Place the chicken in an oven dish and "paint" it with mustard. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place thyme in and on the chicken. Pour a ladle of chicken stock in the dish. 

  4. Cook in the oven as per below:

    After 15 mn: pour some stock over the chicken

    After 30 mn: pour some stock 

    After 45 mn: pour some stock + turn it up side down + add little potatoes and/or sliced carrots around the chicken

    After 1 hour: pour some stock 

    After 1 h 15 mn : pour some stock 

    After 1 h 30 mn : turn the chicken back in its initial position and finish cooking until golden.  

  5. Enjoy!