Tesco Room To Roam British Whole Chicken

Tesco Room To Roam British Whole Chicken
£ 5.33
Clubcard Price
Per 125g
  • Energy1199kJ 288kcal
  • Fat21.4g
  • Saturates5.3g
  • Sugars0.1g
  • Salt0.2g

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 959kJ / 231kcal

Product Description

  • Fresh class A whole chicken without giblets.
  • From trusted British farms, our chickens are reared by selected farmers and raised in more spacious barns, giving them more room to roam and play. Room to Roam chickens are raised to the highest standards of animal welfare, and are RSPCA Assured and Red Tractor Enhanced Welfare Assured. Our Room to Roam chickens are fed a high quality corn fed diet that gives a succulent texture.
  • Room to Roam Brighter, more spacious barns for chickens to roam and play



Suitable for home freezing. Ideally freeze as soon as possible after purchase but always by 'use by' date shown. Defrost thoroughly for a minimum of 48 hours in the fridge. Once defrosted use on the same day and do not refreeze. Follow the preparation guidelines above. Not suitable for cooking from frozen. Keep refrigerated below 4°C. Once opened, use immediately.

Cooking Instructions


Instructions: 200°C/Fan180°C/Gas 6 40 mins per kg + 20 mins Place in a roasting tin and season. Place in the centre of a pre-heated oven and cook for recommended time on front of label, basting occasionally. If breast browns too quickly, cover with foil.


Instructions: Not suitable for microwave cooking.

Produce of

Packed in the U.K., Origin UK

Number of uses

0 Servings


  • Caution: This product will contain bones.Caution: To avoid cross contamination, do not wash raw poultry and use separate chopping boards and utensils for raw poultry and ready to eat foods. Wash hands after touching raw poultry..

Recycling info

Tray. Recycle Film. Don't Recycle

Return to

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K


Typical ValuesPer 100gPer 125g
Energy959kJ / 231kcal1199kJ / 288kcal
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--
As sold--

Safety information

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Caution: This product will contain bones.Caution: To avoid cross contamination, do not wash raw poultry and use separate chopping boards and utensils for raw poultry and ready to eat foods. Wash hands after touching raw poultry..

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26 Reviews

Average of 3.5 stars

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Tasty & moist

4 stars

Plenty flavour moist and 5 day use by date.Made broth with carcass so excellent value.Cooking times spot on

Still not free

3 stars

Still barn kept so not free to roam at all. Unless the bedding is cleaned daily these birds breathe in foul air and don’t have much of a life. Organic is better just twice the price.

tastes ok

3 stars

This is ok but like another reviewer i dont have much faith in the RSPCA either so hopefully these birds do have a happier life and do get to roam but very difficult to be sure of this.

Tasty and succulent. Good to see RSPCA assured

5 stars

We had roast chicken. I was very pleased with this chicken, it was tasty and succulent. I will definitely buy again. Good to see Tesco stocking chicken that is R.S.P.C.A assured

Mine had noticeably longer legs!

4 stars

Some mixed reviews, but due to the "free to roam" aspect I bought one to try. The chicken had noticeably-longer legs! It cooked fine and was unremarkable otherwise. I don't really know what free to roam involves and I have little faith in RSPCA recommendations, but I hope paying the little bit extra gives them a slightly better life.

good meat but useless elastic around the legs

4 stars

the chicken meat was good but there was not much of it - far less than my usual buy of an extra large British chicken and more expensive. However I wanted to buy a more ethical chicken but I was annoyed to see the useless piece of elastic tied around the legs. This serves no purpose, is not good for the planet and has been removed from Tesco British chickens for a number of weeks now.

Very pleased, found it to be a really tasted bird,

5 stars

Very pleased, found it to be a really tasted bird,

Not as good as i had hoped

2 stars

This chicken did not produce any juices when i cooked it and i didn't think the flavour was as good as the large chicken i usually buy.

just like chicken should be!

5 stars

pleasantly surprised...chose this as my budget will not stretch to free range and this is a good compromise. Animal welfare is something I try to take into account when I can. Once unwrapped and cooked it reminded me of chicken from my childhood, not over plump and carved and tasted great!

Tough meat and full of water!

1 stars

This is the third Room to Roam chicken I've ordered. The first was excellent, the second was full of water but this one was almost inedible! So tough, despite being drowned in water. I will not be ordering this again.

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