Herby lemon Chicken Rocket Wraps

This recipe is perfect for using up your leftover roast chicken from your Sunday roast.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 1½ hrs
  • Serves: 6


40g butter, soft
1 lemon
1 clove garlic, crushed
4-5 sprigs thyme
2-3 sprigs sage, leaves finely chopped
1 whole chicken approx 1.7kg
6 spring onions
1 bag fresh & naked rocket, washed and drained
1 carrot, grated
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp whole grain mustard
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
6 wraps



  1. Heat the oven to 190˚C/170˚C fan. Beat together the butter, zest of the lemon, garlic, thyme leaves and sage.
  2. Use your hands to ease away the skin over the breast of the chicken and spread the butter mixture under the skin. Put half the remaining lemon inside the chicken (keep the other half for the dressing) and season the chicken skin with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook the chicken for 1 ½ hrs, basting regularly.
  4. Mix together the oil, mustard, vinegar and squeeze of the reserved lemon and season.
  5. Slice the spring onions and mix with the herb salad and grated carrot in a bowl. Cut the Chicken into portions and lay on top of the salad. Drizzle everything with dressing. Divide the salad between the 6 wraps and serve.

Note: See the packaging information for exact cooking time for your chicken. To check the chicken is cooked through, insert a skewer into the thickest part of the thigh and make sure that the juices run clear.

Nutritional Guide

Herby lemon Chicken Rocket Wraps