How to roast the perfect poussin chicken?

Roasting poussin baby chicken is quick and easy! The small chicken are incredible tender and succulent when cooked right. In this recipe we only use a few ingredients which highlight the flavour of the chickens itself.

This is the easiest and best way to cook poussin chickens. If you wondered how long to cook poussin chicken for then here is your answer 🙂

Perfectly roasted poussin baby chicken

Perfectly roasted poussin chicken

Quick, easy, and never misses
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: poussin, roasted chicken, sunday roast
Servings: 4 people
Author: Bart van der Lee


  • 2 baby poussin chicken
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 50 gram butter
  • 2 chicory
  • 1 bunch coriander


  • Clean the chickens from feathers and impurities. Season with salt and olive oil.
  • Add the chickens to an oven dish and roast them in the oven at 180°C for 45 minutes. Now add the butter and roast for 15 more minutes whilst basting the chickens with the butter.
  • Leave the chickens to rest for 15 minutes before carving.
  • Decorate a serving tray with chicory and coriander and serve the chickens hot.
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