Italian chicken with artichokes

An easy oven bake with rosemary and new potatoes

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 50 minutes 50 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 100ml dry white wine
  • 8 essential Waitrose British chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400g essential Waitrose new potatoes
  • 2 essential Waitrose red onions
  • 10g rosemary sprigs
  • 2 x 175g tubs artichoke hearts, drained and rinsed
  • 1 lemon


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C, gas mark 6. Put the chicken in a roasting tin, trickle over the oil; season well. Turn to coat.
  2. Quarter the potatoes and cut each onion into eight lengthways; stir these in with the chicken and rosemary sprigs, together with the halved artichokes. Quarter the lemon lengthways, squeeze over its juice and mix the quarters in with the chicken and vegetables.
  3. Trickle over the wine and lightly season. Place in the oven to bake for 40 minutes, turning halfway through. Squeeze over any remaining juice of the roasted lemons and serve.