Roast Farmers Chicken

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Roast Farmers Chicken

This “fermière-style” roast chicken with grenaille potatoes is one of the most essential recipes you’ll ever have in your arsenal. If ever there were a recipe to show off the magic a handful of fresh herbs can do, this is it!

Roast Farmers Chicken

Yields 4 Servings


  • I chicken, around 1.2 kg
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Coarse salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 1 kg grenaille (new) potatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 shallots

Step 1

Put the chicken on a roasting rack and massage it with the mixed herbs, coarse salt, and pepper. Put some of the seasoning inside the chicken. Drizzle lightly with olive oil.

Step 2

Put the rack in a cold oven, then heat the oven to 180°C. Cook the chicken for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, basting regularly with its juices.

Step 3

Halfway through cooking, add the garlic cloves and shallots around the chicken, along with the grenaille potatoes, peeled and quartered.

Step 4

After cooking for 1 hour and 15 minutes, raise the heat to 225°C. Cook for 10 more minutes to attain a crispy skin.

Step 5

Remove the chicken from the oven, carve, and serve with the roasted potatoes.

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