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Quick help -- whole chicken

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namaste86 Wed 18-Apr-18 20:30:19

I've currently got a whole chicken defrosting in the fridge but suddenly have no idea what to make. Meal planner is blank so clue what it was intended for! Anyway, I'm going shopping in the morning so need some inspiration for what to make for dinner tomorrow night involving a whole chicken. It's for me, DP and 13m old DS.cant involve mushrooms or rice.

Any suggestions? Thanks! smile

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TinselAngel Wed 18-Apr-18 20:31:45

Garlicky, lemony roast chicken and crispy roast potatoes. (My death row meal).

BitterAndTwistedChoreDodger Wed 18-Apr-18 20:32:59

Spatchcock it, rub with garlic and herbs and serve with salad and new potatoes.

HeyMacWey Wed 18-Apr-18 20:33:07

As it's warm tomorrow I'd suggest Lorraine pascal's peri peri chicken served with salad, coleslaw, new potatoes etc.

The peri peri is only on the skin and juices of the chicken so you could slice into the breast meat and that'd be fine for your ds.

MrsMotherHen Wed 18-Apr-18 20:34:31

In this weather I would just do a roast chicken self serve with salad and crispy bagettues.

myrtleWilson Wed 18-Apr-18 20:37:10

if you don't fancy a roast then I do recommend Nigella's praised chicken - it is delicious, deceptively simple when you read the recipe, very soothing and homely.

www.nigella.com/recipes/my-mothers-praised-chicken

myrtleWilson Wed 18-Apr-18 20:38:03

Sorry - just saw no rice -you could still do with bulgur wheat.

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