Citrus and Za’atar Roast Chicken

From ‘Sirocco’ – Sabrina Ghayour’s second book of mouthwatering middle-eastern recipes. This makes a nice change from the standard herb and lemon chicken I do most Sundays.

Serves 6+ depending on appetites and size of bird ǀ approx 2hrs cooking

Ingredients

  • One free-range chicken, about 2.5kg or so (calculate cooking time at about 45mins per kilo, plus an extra 15-20 mins)
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 heaped tbsp za’atar
  • grated zest of 2 lemons (unwaxed)
  • grated zest 2 large oranges
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper

You will also need: one heavy based rectangular roasting tin

Method

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