Chicken with thyme and lemon and smashed garlic potatoes

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Ingredients

  • For the potatoes
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) baby waxy potatoes
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled but left whole, plus 3 garlic cloves, grated
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • leaves from 2 sprigs of thyme
  • .
  • For the chicken with thyme
  • 1 small skin-on chicken, jointed into 8, or a mixture of skin-on bone-in joints
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 sprigs of thyme (and thyme flowers if possible)
  • finely grated zest of 1 unwaxed lemon, plus the juice of 2