Pot roasted whole chicken with cannellini beans and potatoes

Chicken and Cannelini Beans


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 tin cannellini beans 
  • 2 onions
  • One whole bulb of garlic, cloves pealed
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 10-15 peppercorns
  • 3-5 sticks cinnamon
  • 3-5 bay leaves
  • 2 Persian dried limes
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • Chicken stock
  • Herbs du Provence
  • Chopped fresh parsley

Fry the chopped onions and whole garlic cloves in olive oil
Add all the powdered spices and fry for a couple of minutes.
Add the tomatoes, canellini beans, bay leaves, dried limes, peppercorns and cinnamon.
Add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
Arrange the chicken and potatoes in the pot and sprinkle with the Herb Du Provence.
Pot roast in the oven on 170c or 150c fan for 2 hours, then remove the lid for 20 mins.
Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.