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Pancetta Wrapped Spatchcock With Honey And Thyme

Type of Dish: Main
Prep Time:
10 min
Marinating Time:
Cooking Time:
15 min
Primary Ingredient:
Best Suited for: BBQ dinner party

A really easy chook dish with the honey added at the last minute so it doesn't burn.

Goes Well With


  • 4
    small, halved along the breast bone
  • 8
  • 8
    Fresh Thyme
  • 4
    top quality, try the italian elderflower or lavender varieties, or a top quality local product


  • 1 Heat the char grill to medium heat. Place a sprig of fresh thyme or a pinch of dried on each spatchcock half and wrap a slice of pancetta around each, then sear quickly on the grill.
  • 2 Reduce the heat to medium and close the lid on the barbecue, cooking for ten minutes more.
  • 3 Open the lid and drizzle the honey over the spatchcock halves, then close the lid and cook for a few more minutes or until the juices run clear when the point of a knife is inserted to the thickest part of the bird.
  • 4 Grate a little black pepper over the top and serve with mashed potato, celeriac or parsnips.

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