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How to make a Thermomix Lemon and Herb Chicken.

Thermomix Lemon and Herb Chicken

Our Thermomix Lemon and Herb Chicken makes a great family meal.  This recipe feeds 4 - 6 people and is a great Sunday lunch meal.
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Course: Dinner
Keyword: Chicken, Thermomix
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Lauren


  • 1 whole chicken - this recipe is based on a 1.25kg whole chicken
  • 50 grams butter softened
  • 2 tbsp of dried italian herbs
  • 1/2 tbsp of mild paprika
  • sprinkle salt and pepper
  • 2 lemons cut in half


  • Place the softened butter, italian herbs, paprika, juice of one lemon and salt and pepper into a small bowl. Use a teaspoon to mix the ingredients together until combined.
  • Remove your chicken from the fridge and rinse it under the tap, make sure you rinse inside the cavity and pat dry.
  • Rub the herb and lemon mixture all over you chicken.
  • Fill your Thermomix bowl until it's approximately 3/4 full with water.
  • Place the chicken into the Varoma tray and add the four lemon halves (including the ones you have squeezed) before placing it on top of your Thermomix. Cook for 70 minutes on Varoma Temperature Speed 2.
  • Carefully remove the Varoma lid and check that the chicken is cooked through by piercing the thickest part with a skewer. Serve


You can also cook your vegetables when cooking this chicken, simply add them to the Varoma tray after 55 minutes.
The cooking times for this recipe is based on a 1.25 kg chicken, if you are cooking a larger/smaller chicken then your cooking times will vary.