Easy roast chicken with lemon

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Sometimes a full roast chicken is just too much and can be difficult to serve up to a crowd – with plenty of kitchen juggling to ensure everything is finished at the same time. But this recipe combines all that mouth-watering flavour without the hard work, and it’s something guests can help themselves to with no trouble at all!

This recipe really is as easy as throwing all the ingredients in a dish, baking it up and serving it to your friends and family. This no-fuss meal will easily become your favourite go-to dinner treat for those nights where you’re just not interested in hanging around in the kitchen all night. Enjoy!


  • 2 large lemons
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1kg chicken nibbles
  • 600g pontiac potatoes, scrubbed, cut into wedges
  • 3 sprigs rosemary, leaves removed


  1. Preheat oven to 200C. Juice 1 lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Combine 1/4 cup lemon juice, garlic, oil, chicken, potatoes and salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Add to roasting pan.
  2. Top lemon wedges over chicken and potatoes. Sprinkle with rosemary.
  3. Roast for 45 minutes or until chicken is golden and lemons slightly charred. Serve.

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