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One-pot Simple Chicken

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    This recipe simple one- pot recipe uses chicken thighs which are very tasty and cheaper than chicken breasts which will make you shopping budget go further. Simply throw potatoes, courgettes and a whole garlic bulb in with chicken thighs then oven bake for a simple one pot meal.

    One-pot Simple Chicken

    Ingredients
    • 8 chicken thighs, skin on
    • 800g potatoes, cut into chunks
    • 1 garlic bulb, broken into cloves, skin left on
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 200ml chicken stock
    • 1 lemon, halved
    • 2 courgettes, cut into thick batons
    • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced
    • large handful basil leaves, torn
    How to make One-pot Simple Chicken
    1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. 
    2. Pop the chicken, skin-side up, in a large roasting tin with the potatoes. 
    3. Lightly crush the garlic cloves and nestle among the chicken pieces. 
    4. Drizzle over the olive oil and chicken stock, then season. Squeeze over the juice from the lemon and pop the empty halves in the tin.
    5. Bake for 45-50 mins, adding the courgettes and chilli 15 mins before the cooking time is up.
    6. Remove from the oven when the chicken is cooked through and golden, and the veg is tender. 
    7. Stir through the basil leaves and serve.


    Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2012
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