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Recipe - Roast chicken, bacon potato salad, salsa, chillies & various sides

Recipe - Roast Chicken Extravaganza with Bacon Potato Salad, Salsa, and Various Sides - a delightful spread! And sometimes, finding out what you don't like (like baba ganoush) is part of the culinary journey! 😄


  • Whole chicken (£4.25)
  • 1/2 bag of shallots (free from Olio)
  • 1/2 pack of bacon (72p)
  • 2 bags of baby potatoes (on offer, £1.38)
  • 4 eggs (46p)
  • Sour cream & mayo (30p ish)
  • Chillies (33p)
  • Tomatoes, jalapenos, red onion, herbs & spices (85p ish)

Total Cost: £8.29


For Roast Chicken:

  1. Roast the whole chicken until it's golden and cooked through.
  2. Serve with roasted shallots for extra flavor.

For Bacon Potato Salad:

  1. Boil the baby potatoes until they are tender. Let them cool.
  2. Fry bacon until crispy and crumble it.
  3. Hard boil the eggs, peel, and chop.
  4. Mix together the potatoes, bacon, and eggs.
  5. Combine with sour cream, mayo, and seasonings.

For Salsa:

  1. Chop tomatoes, jalapenos, and red onion.
  2. Mix in herbs and spices to create a flavorful salsa.

Serve the roast chicken with a side of bacon potato salad and salsa, and enjoy the diverse flavors on the table!

This sumptuous and well-rounded meal fed five for just £1.65 each. Leftovers for future meals make it even more satisfying! 🍗🥓🥔🍅.

Recipe - Roast chicken, bacon potato