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British Sunday roast chicken

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British Sunday roast chicken


For the chicken

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan. 
  • Put the chicken on a baking pan with a rack and spread 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Roast it for 1 ½ hour, until it is cooked through and crispy. 
  • Remove and set it aside for 20-30 minutes to rest.

For the gravy

  • Place a deep frying pan over high heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Cut the onion into thin slices and add it to the pan.
  • Finely chop the garlic and add it to the pan. Add the thyme, the rosemary, and sauté them for 1-2 minutes until caramelized. 
  • Add the flour and mix well. 
  • Deglaze the pan with the Worcestershire sauce, the wine, and stir until the wine is evaporated.
  • Add the chicken bouillon cubes, the water, lower the heat to medium, and boil for 8-10 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Strain the sauce and set it aside.

For the Yorkshire puddings

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Put 10 crème caramel metal molds in a baking pan.
  • Divide the seed oil among the molds and make sure they are filled halfway up.
  • Put them in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the oil gets very hot.
  • In a bowl add the milk, eggs, flour, mustard, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and whisk well. Whisk until you break up any lumps there might be in the mixture.
  • Transfer to a measuring jug. Remove the pan with the hot oil from the oven and divide the mixture among the molds.
  • Lower the oven’s temperature to 185ο C (365ο F) set to fan and bake them for 30-35 minutes.
  • Let the puddings cool in the molds and serve the chicken and the gravy with mashed potatoes or oven-baked potatoes and thyme.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
37 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
86 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
43 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
4 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
52 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
47 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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