Italian Style Roast Chicken Recipe

By the wlr team

Try something exciting today with this Italian inspired recipe. Stuffed chicken roasted on top of some fresh vegetables, this recipe is sure to be a winner.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    20 mins
  • Cook time: 35 mins
  • Calories: 438
    per serving


  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tsp dried rosemary
  • 3 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp lemon peel
  • 8 skinless chicken drumsticks
  • 200g carrots
  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • 240g courgette
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley


Preheat oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / 400°F

  1. Mix garlic, rosemary and thyme with zest of lemon.
  2. Make 3-4 cuts in each chicken drumstick and stuff the herb mix into the legs sprinkle each leg with salt and pepper.
  3. Boil the carrots and potatoes then add to the roasting tin along with courgettes.
  4. Season well and lay chicken on top of veg.
  5. Cook for around 35 mins, basting regulary.
  6. When cooked sprinkle with lemon zest and chopped parsley.

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)438
Carbohydrate (g)27.9
Fat (g)14.1
Protein (g)50.6
Fibre (g)4.3
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.6

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