Tomatoes, peppers and oranges chicken tray bake

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Tomatoes, peppers and oranges chicken tray bake

This colourful and tasty tray bake, which uses chicken legs for extra flavour, is easy to assemble and perfect for a mid-week budget meal.

It is equally a sure bet to impress your dinner party guests with its chicken legs & thighs, flavoured with tomatoes, peppers and oranges in an easy one-pan meal.


Serves 4

Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 red onions
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • a gulp of olive oil
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 400g ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 chicken legs
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 2 oranges
  • 200ml orange juice

Let’s go…

  1. Heat the oven to 180C
  2. Put 2 red onions, halved and 4 garlic cloves in the mixing bowl. Mix for 5 seconds / speed 5.
  3. Add a gulp of olive oil and cook for 5 minutes / 100C / speed 1
  4. In a large baking tray, add the chicken, the onion mixture, the peppers, the tomatoes, the orange juice and a good pinch of salt & pepper. Mix everything together. Cover with the thyme leaves and the paprika.
  5. Roast for around 45 minutes, turning and basting the chicken a couple of times.
  6. Top with fresh orange slices, skin removed.

Serve with fluffy rice, roast potatoes, spinach, kale or green beans and a loaf of crusty bread to mop up the juice.

Delicious. Bon appetit x

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