Tomatoes, peppers and oranges chicken tray bake


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


  • 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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