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33 ways to roast chicken

The humble roast chook is both versatile and delicious.
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The humble roast chicken makes for some of the heartiest and most memorable meals. But there’s an art to roasting a chicken to perfection, from knowing how long to roast a chicken to get that golden crispy skin and the balance of seasoning just right. Whether you’re looking for classic whole roast chicken recipes or to wow guests with a punchy roast chilli chicken at a dinner party, these roast chicken recipes are sure to impress.

Now, you just neeed to decide which side dishes to pair with your roast chicken.

Roast apricot chicken recipe of whole roasted chicken with orange apricot sauce

Roast apricot chicken with almond and herb couscous

Roast chicken recipe from chef Sean Moran with corn and leafy greens

Roast apricot chicken with almond and herb couscous

Salt-baked chicken in pepperberry and wild fennel

Tomato and pancetta roast chicken with green olives

Roast chicken with capsicum salsa verde

Chicken roasted on Catalan tomato bread

Chicken roasted on Catalan tomato bread

Pan-roasted chicken with artichokes and salad onion

Za’atar roast chicken with pilaf, pomegranate and nuts

Za’atar roast chicken with pilaf, pomegranate and nuts

A black egg-shaped platter holding large chopped pieces of roast chicken and spring onions.

Tony Tan’s guide to making Hakka salt-baked chicken

Roast chicken with preserved lemon and herbs

Fleet’s roast chicken with preserved lemon and herbs

Chicken recipes

Roast chicken with bread sauce

Yoghurt roast chicken

Roast chicken thighs with sourdough panzanella

Roast chicken thighs with sourdough panzanella

Chicken, carrot and orange tray bake with chive butter

Chicken, carrot and orange tray bake with chive butter

Spiced chicken with grape cacik

Epocha’s roast chicken, braised Savoy cabbage, prune and butter sauce

Chipotle-roasted chicken with  salsa verde

Chipotle-roasted chicken with salsa verde

Roast chicken with anchovy butter and greens

Roast chicken with anchovy butter and greens

Roast chilli chicken with cauliflower and kale

Roast chicken with tarragon butter and Dutch carrots

Roast chicken with tarragon butter and Dutch carrots

Chicken roasted with wine, basil and capers

Chicken roasted with wine, basil and capers

Chicken roasted in spiced hay with lemon stuffing

Chicken roasted in spiced hay with lemon stuffing

Roast chicken thighs with green polenta

Soy and ginger roast chicken

Spiced-yoghurt roast chicken with potato and ginger stuffing

Spiced-yoghurt roast chicken with potato and ginger stuffing

Turmeric chicken with lemon pickles and almonds

Roast chicken with sausage stuffing, prunes and pan gravy

Roast chicken salad with celeriac, radicchio and pink grapefruit

Tomato and thyme roast chicken

Paprika roast chicken with chorizo and white beans

Citrus-brined roast chicken

Spice-crusted chicken with dirty rice

Nonna’s rice-stuffed chicken by Matteo Tine

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