Impress your friends and family with this tasty dish. Roast Chicken with Prosciutto & Green Olives is a guaranteed success.

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  • 1600 g. whole chicken
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 6 proscuitto slice
  • 3 tbsp shallots
  • 2 clove(s) garlic
  • 10 green olives
  • 120 ml medium white wine
  • 250 g. spinach

Preheat the oven to 180C. Lightly oil a roasting tin. With a sharp knife, split the chicken down the backbone and open it up. Turn it breast side up and flatten with your hand. Cut a slit in the skin in the centre, at the bottom of the breast area, and slip both drumstick tips through it. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Transfer the chicken, breast side down, to the roasting tin and bake for 45 mins. In a bowl, mix the prosciutto, shallot, garlic and olives. Remove the chicken from the oven and transfer to plate. Scatter the prosciutto mixture in the tin and add the wine, Place chicken back in tin and bake for 45 mins longer. Remove the chicken and cut into serving pieces, pour prosciutto mixture over chicken and serve. Serve with sautéed spinach.

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