essential Waitrose British medium whole chicken per kg


  • Suitable for freezing Freezable
  • Waitrose own label Waitrose own label


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Product Summary

The chickens in our essential range are fed on a maize rich diet for depth of flavour and colour. An ideal alternative to turkey for smaller groups at Christmas. No giblets.

Preparation & Storage


  • There is no need to wash poultry before cooking. Wash hands, all surfaces and utensils after touching raw poultry.


Keep refrigerated below 4ºC. For use by date see front of pack. Once opened consume within 2 days. Do not exceed date shown. Cool any leftovers to room temperature, refrigerate within 2 hours and consume within 2 days. Suitable for freezing on day of purchase. Use within one month. Defrost fully before use: do not refreeze once defrosted.


Component Material Recyclable
band Rubber Yes
film Plastic -PET Yes
label-glued Paper Yes
pad Paper & card Yes
tray Plastic -PET Yes