Bacon Wrapped Petite Poussin

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time45 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
4 petite Poussin
16 rashers streaky bacon
1 tbsp butter
4 thick slices of orange
4 slices of fresh ginger
4 bay leaves
4 cloves crushed garlic
Salt and pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2. Stuff the cavity of each chicken with a slice of orange, ginger, a bay leaf and a clove of garlic. (This will infuse the chicken with flavour from the inside.)

3. Season the chickens with salt and pepper.

4. Wrap each chicken in bacon and place in the fridge till you are ready to roast them.

5. Place the chickens onto an oven tray and roast for 45 minutes.

6. Remove from the oven and rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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