Ultimate Sunday Roast recipe for students: Simple and easy roast chicken

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Here’s an easy Sunday roast chicken recipe for students: Cheap and simple and perfect for the end of the weekend.


  • Whole chicken
  • Onion Quartered 1
  • Garlic cloves 4
  • Oil 3 tbsps
  • OXO roast chicken seasoning
  • Potatoes 4
  • Carrots 4
  • Mixed Green Veg broccoli, peas, etc.

How to make a student roast chicken dinner:

  1. Drizzle the oil over the chicken. Sprinkle the chicken with the seasoning then place in a roasting dish along with the onions and garlic.
  2. Start by cooking the chicken for 90 minutes to 2 hours at 200 degrees.
  3. Meanwhile, cut the potatoes into large chunks (peeling optional) and boil in a pot with the carrots for 8 minutes until tender.
  4. Drain the water and then add them to the chicken dish in the oven and continue to leave that to cook.
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  6. Make up some ready to eat stuffing if you like per pack instructions.
  7. Once cooked, remove the chicken and set aside for 10 minutes to rest but place the veg back in the oven for a further 10 minutes.
  8. In the mean time, cook an extra green veg (peas, broccoli, etc) you like per pack instructions.
  9. Make up some gravy, from a pack or cube if you want, put it all together and tuck in!

Original recipe by Woman’s Weekly/REX

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