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Roast chicken with sweet potato mash

Switch up your usual roast dinner for this easy roast chicken and sweet potato mash

By , 28 November 2019

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Roast chicken with sweet potato mash
  • 1 Hour 45 Mins

  • Serves: 4

Nutritional Info
Each 452g serving contains
  • Energy

    1872KJ

    447KCAL

    22%
  • Fat

    9.9g

    low

    14%
  • Saturates

    1.8g

    low

    9%
  • Sugars

    13.1g

    low

    15%
  • Salt

    0.54g

    low

    9%
2
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 414kJ/99kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1.6kg Butcher’s Selection Large British Chicken
  • 2tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 pack cherry tomatoes
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 40g pack wild rocket
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7.

  • Put the chicken in a large roasting tin, discard the string and pat dry with kitchen roll. Rub with 1tbsp of the oil and season with black pepper. Put 1 lemon half in the cavity. Roast for 1 hr 30 mins or until cooked – insert a skewer into the thickest part of the thigh; the juices should run clear.

  • Meanwhile, toss the sweet potatoes in the remaining oil and the garlic. After the chicken has been cooking for 40 mins, add the sweet potatoes to the tin.

  • Add the tomatoes to the tin for the final 10 mins.

  • Remove the chicken and tomatoes from the tin; rest for 10 mins, then slice. Set aside 300g meat for the next day.

  • Using a fork, mash the sweet potatoes in the tin and stir in the spring onions.

  • Serve the chicken with the mash, tomatoes, rocket and remaining lemon half, cut into wedges to squeeze.