Properly Free Range Whole Chicken
Chicken how it used to taste. Read more
Why we love this
There are few things in life more welcoming than the scent of a roast chicken, it has to be the ultimate comfort food, the sort of food that brings people together around the table.
Our Properly Free Range Whole Chicken is such a family staple, with each person preferring their own bit, from the sweet gamey leg meat to the delicately textured breast, not forgetting the fight over the sought after chicken oyster.
Over the years we have become famous for our Properly Free Range Chickens. We are passionate about the life our chickens lead, which we know results in the most wonderful, unique flavour - chicken as it should be.
Our chickens each come with a pack of giblets.
As all our free range poultry is naturally reared, weights are not absolutely precise.
Our properly free range chicken is truly a masterclass in how chicken should taste and has picked up many accolades including a renowned Great Taste Award. Here's what the judges had to say:
"How real farmyard chicken used to taste and should now."
"Crispy golden skin and moist breast - really tasty."
About our Properly Free Range Whole Chicken
Properly 100% Free Range Chicken
Slow grown in small groups
Raised amongst lush pasture
Native breed Hubbard Chickens
Slowly reared on small scale family farms
Grown to 13 weeks old, double the length of intensive chickens
You can find out more about how we rear our free range chickens here.
100% Properly Free Range Chicken
Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
Put the chicken in a roasting tin, rub with a little oil or butter, season generously, both inside and out, and add any flavourings you're using to the cavity.
Place into the oven and roast for:
1.5kg 1 hour 10 minutes
1.75kg 1 hour 15 minutes
2kg 1 hour 20 minutes
2.5kg 1 hour 30 minutes
Allow the chicken to rest for 20 minutes before carving.
Roast Chicken with Herbs, Potatoes & Aioli, by Gill Meller
This is a really wonderful way to cook a chicken and potatoes, particularly when you're dealing with a Properly Free Range Whole Chicken with so much flavour.
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