Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

A slightly more luxurious variety of roasted chicken. Of course you should try to find the best chicken available. Truffle is very expensive. Certainly other mushrooms will make a good result as well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oven with grill to 200 deg C/400 deg F
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry.
  3. Finely slice or chop the truffle.
  4. Mix half of the butter with salt, pepper, truffle and lemon juice. Melt the rest of the butter.
  5. Carefully loosen the skin from the breasts using your fingers, but leaving the skin on, making pockets. Be careful not to break the skin.
  6. Fill the "pockets" with the butter mixture.
  7. Tie up the chicken nicely.
  8. Roast the chicken for about one hour, turning occasionally and brushing with the remaining butter, until beautifully brown on all sides.
  9. Serve hot as a main course, or cold as finger food.

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