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Spatchcock Chicken

This one tray recipe is an easy meal solution. Use 3 pounds of any vegetables you may have on hand that can withstand the 45 minute baking time!

  • 2 people already cooked this dish.
  • Total: 219min
    Preparation: 168min
    Cooking: 50min
  • Portions: 6
  • Difficulty: Intermediate


  • 3.5 Pounds Whole Chicken, backbone/spine removed
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons MAGGI® Season-Up! Chicken Powdered Seasoning (10g) (or 3 and a half 10g packets)
  • 1.5 Pounds Fingerling Potatoes, halved
  • 1/2 Pound Butternut Squash, diced in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Medium Carrot, diced in 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Large Red Onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 Large Sweet Peppers, diced in 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 Pound Mushrooms, cut in halves
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons MAGGI® Season-Up All Purpose Powdered Seasoning
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter, chilled


  1. In a large bowl, season chicken with MAGGI® Season-Up Chicken and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours (for best results marinate overnight)

  2. Remove chicken from the refrigerator and bring to just about room temperature.

  3. Preheat the oven to 425˚F (220˚C), line a sheet tray with foil and spray with non-stick spray. Set aside

  4. In a large bowl, add potatoes, carrots, red onion, sweet peppers, mushrooms (or vegetables of choice) ,olive oil and MAGGI® Season-Up All Purpose.

  5. Toss until all vegetables are well coated and set aside.

  6. Place the chicken on a cutting board skin side up gently pressing the breast area to flatten. You may hear a pop.

  7. Transfer flattened chicken onto the prepared sheet tray and carefully loosen the skin from the breast, leg and thigh areas.

  8. Gently spread ½ of the garlic herb butter under the chicken skin, ensuring that it covers most of the chicken.

  9. Spread remaining butter onto the top of the chicken.

  10. Place the seasoned vegetables around the chicken and bake for 40-45 minutes or until chicken skin is crisp and chicken is cooked through.

  11. Serve immediately.


  • Bowl
  • Refrigerator
  • Area foil
  • Baking dish
  • Spoon
  • Cutting board

Nutritional information 882kcal = 3,690kj /per portion

  • 881.95 Calories Energy
  • 35.65 Grams Carbohydrates
  • 53.68 Grams Protein
  • 58.38 Grams Fats
  • 2326.28 Milligrams Sodium
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