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French-style Roasted Guinea Fowl with Garlic and Herbs



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 21.5 mins (20m prep + 1.5m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

how to cook guinea fowl french

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.
  2. 2.In a small bowl, mix together the garlic, thyme, rosemary, butter, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Rub the mixture all over the guinea fowl, making sure to get it under the skin as well.
  4. 4.Place the guinea fowl in a roasting tin and roast for 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until the skin is crispy and the meat is cooked through.
  5. 5.Let the guinea fowl rest for 10 minutes before carving and serving.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find guinea fowl, you can use chicken instead. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, stuff the guinea fowl with lemon wedges and garlic cloves before roasting.