English Spatchcock Delight


Embark on a gastronomic journey with our English Spatchcock Delight, a recipe that promises succulence and flavor in every bite. Perfect for gatherings or intimate dinners, this dish will elevate your culinary prowess.


Gather the essentials:

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


  • Preheat: Set your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Spatchcock: With kitchen shears, remove the chicken’s backbone.
  • Flatten: Press down on the breastbone to flatten the chicken.
  • Season: Rub olive oil, paprika, salt, pepper, and minced garlic over the chicken.
  • Herb Infusion: Place fresh herbs under the skin for a burst of flavor.
  • Roast: Lay the chicken on a baking sheet and roast for 45-50 minutes.
  • Golden Crisp: Broil for an extra 5 minutes for that perfect golden skin.
  • Rest: Let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

How to Prepare:

Follow these simple steps:

  • Cut along the backbone.
  • Flatten the chicken.
  • Season generously.
  • Roast and broil for a crisp finish.
  • Allow a brief resting period.

Preparation Time:

Experience culinary magic in just 60 minutes.


Serves 4 hungry souls or 6 in a more refined setting.


Engage your senses with English Spatchcock Delight – a symphony of taste and simplicity. Elevate your culinary prowess and savor the joy of creating a memorable meal for your loved ones. May your kitchen adventures be ever delicious!

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