Mediterranean chicken with tomatoes, olives & lemon


8 chicken thighs
500g baby new potatoes
1 unwaxed lemon, cut into 4 wedges
6 cloves garlic, unpeeled
2 tbsp olive oil
270g pack Waitrose Cherry Vine Tomatoes
100g mixed pitted olives (for example, Waitrose Mellow Manzanilla & Smoky Kalamata Olives)
½ x 15g pack oregano, roughly torn


1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Place the chicken, potatoes, lemon and garlic in a large roasting tin. Toss with the olive oil and season. Roast, with the chicken skin side up, for 10 minutes.

2. Add the tomatoes on the vine, olives and oregano to the tin. Return to the oven for a further 25 minutes, or until the chicken is golden and thoroughly cooked, and the juices run clear and there is no pink meat.

3. Serve with any pan juices spooned over. Delicious with a green salad. 

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,226kJ
Fat 34.2g
Saturated Fat 7.5g
Carbohydrate 24g
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 32.5g
Salt 1.1g
Fibre 3.2g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Aug 17 09:46:00 BST 2017.