Theodore’s Roast Chicken

Theodore arrives home from school and whips up dinner so it’s ready to eat when the rest of us walk in the door at 7pm.

Turn on the oven to 220 oC fan forced

Put chicken in baking dish, drizzle with olive oil and squeeze lemon juice over the top.
Stuff squeezed lemons inside the chicken cavity.
Crack salt and pepper across the top.
Cover with silver foil.
Put in oven for 20 minutes, then turn oven down to 180 oC.

Roughly chop washed (unpeeled) potatoes and scatter around roasting chicken.
After 30 minutes turn potatoes.
Total cooking time is 20 minutes per 500g.

Carve the chicken onto plates, scatter with roasted potatoes and drizzle juice from the pan. Serve with ripped leaf salad.