Roast Chicken With Lemon Myrtle

Why not give your roast chicken a true-blue Aussie flavour this Christmas? Santa will love you for it!


  • 2 lemon myrtle tea bags
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 chicken marylands
  • 2 lemons, cut into wedges
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine
  • Fresh thyme for garnishing


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Combine the lemon myrtle oil, ground lemon myrtle and garlic in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place chicken in a roasting pan with lemon wedges and bay leaves.
  4. Pour over wine and oil mixture, then toss to combine.
  5. Season.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes until the chicken is golden and cooked through.
A delish tea’wist’ to a roast chicken!
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