A lovely little roast :)
Lovely moist chicken and plenty for 3 generous portions, and sandwiches for 2 next day. However, I could barely taste the lemon! Next time I shall add more of my own - generously. I found the advice about tweaking the cooking time in other reviews helpful - thank you people. I followed the instructions for timing, but turned up the oven to gas 6 and, after opening, covered the top loosely with foil to avoid burning. A perfect result. A tip of my own - apologies if someone else has suggested this and I missed it - there is a gush of steam when you cut the bag. Protect your hands from scalding by wearing your marigolds.
A Rubber Chicken
Just like rubber. It was cooked longer than the suggested cooking time (1.25 hours instead of 1 hour). The strange thing was the outer meat was like rubber, but the inner meat was reasonable. So it doesn't seem to be due to the inadequate cooking time. Makes you wonder how the chicken was processed.
Great tasting chicken crown. I cooked mine on a lower heat for longer than the time stated. The chicken came out lovely and tender. A decent size for 2-3 people. I bought this for myself and got two dinners and two sandwiches out of it. Tesco, you should sell these chicken crowns all year round!
I thought this was fantastic... I did as the instructions said, but increased the temperature to 200. The meat was succelent and juicy and a beautiful taste. I'd definitely buy this again
Raw after cooking time.
Followed the cooking instructions and the centre was raw after the 1h total cooking time - very disappointed.
Contained garlic and onion which wasn't obvious until started to cook (hidden in the small print). Believed it to be what it said on the front of package - lemon, salt, pepper, parsley. Meat was also chewy.
Just cook for a little longer.
Excellent chicken for roast and for sandwiches. However, cooking time should be adjusted. After an hour I remove from bag , turn the chicken over and put back into the oven for a further 15 or so minutes. Leave to stand for 30 minutes before carving.
That has to be the worst chicken i have ever cooked. It was like rubber! How disappointing i expect better quality from Tesco. Wont be buying again.
The actual chicken was fine - but it tastes of nothing but lemon, and that is not at all pleasant. It doesn't restrict itself to the meat you end up with the whole meal tasting of lemon. The only good thing was the texture of the chicken - definitely not going to be on my shopping list again.
delicious every time
I have been buying these for years and love it..the way I cook it is to take it out of the bag but leave in the tray, then cover with foil. I cook it for 2 hours on a high heat of 200 then the secret is to leave it to rest for a good while under the foil before serving,the skin will be blackened but the chicken underneath pulls away with a fork, just perfect.