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Asian-style spatchcock chicken

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 1 whole chicken, spatchcock


• 2 red chillies, finely chopped
• 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• 5cm knob ginger, peeled and finely grated
• 1½ cups (375ml) full-cream yoghurt
• ¼ cup (60ml) each fresh coriander and parsley, chopped
• Juice and finely grated peel of 1 large lemon or 4 limes
• Salt and milled pepper

Preparation method

  1. Blend marinade ingredients together.
  2. Rub half the marinade over the chicken, making sure you get it under the skin. Set aside for 2-6 hours.
  3. Roast in a preheated oven at 200°C for 45-55 minutes, or until cooked.
  4. Remove from oven, and cut chicken into pieces.
  5. Serve drizzled with remaining marinade and a few fresh herbs.