Spring chicken


A spring chicken dish is a meal that promises flavour and health in equal measures. Bursting with fresh flavours, this recipe is a delight for those looking for a wholesome, yet delicious meal. A dish that is as simple as it is tasty, spring chicken is the star attraction of this recipe, and we’re going to show you how to make it!

Ingredients for Spring chicken

– 2 Spring chickens (approx. 1.5 pounds each, or 680 grams)
– 1 tablespoon (15ml) of Olive oil
– 2 cloves of Garlic, minced
– Fresh Herbs: 2 sprigs of Rosemary, 2 sprigs of Thyme, 2 sprigs of Parsley (chopped)
– Salt and Pepper to taste
– 2 Lemons (one for zest and juice, the other for slices)
– 4 medium-sized Potatoes (1.8 pounds, or 800 grams), diced

Time Required

– Prep Time: 20 minutes
– Cooking Time: 1 hour
– Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves 2

Nutritional Facts (Per Serving) for Spring chicken

– Calories: 450
– Protein: 46g
– Carbohydrates: 25g
– Fat: 20g

Instructions for Spring chicken

1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius).
2. Wash the spring chickens thoroughly and pat them dry.
3. Rub the spring chickens with olive oil, minced garlic, herbs, salt, and pepper. Make sure to cover all the nooks and crannies.
4. Zest one of the lemons and squeeze out the juice. Drizzle this over the chicken.
5. Place lemon slices and additional sprigs of herbs inside the cavity of the spring chickens.
6. Place the diced potatoes in a roasting pan and position the chickens on top.
7. Roast in the preheated oven for approximately 1 hour, or until the chicken is golden brown and the potatoes are crisp.


1. To ensure even cooking, turn the chicken every 20 minutes.
2. Use a meat thermometer to check if the chicken is done. The internal temperature should read 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees Celsius).

Serving Suggestions

Serve your spring chicken hot, straight from the oven. This recipe pairs well with a fresh green salad or steamed vegetables. Enjoy the spring chicken with the roasted potatoes and don’t forget to drizzle some of the pan juices over the top for added flavour.

Spring chicken is a simple, yet satisfying meal that celebrates the freshness of spring. Packed with nutrients, it’s a perfect option for those who want to eat healthily without compromising on taste. So go on, give this spring chicken recipe a try and revel in the deliciousness of this hearty dish. After all, nothing beats a home-cooked meal, especially when it’s as delectable as this spring chicken!

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