Orange and honey roasted chicken with watercress salad


800g pack essential Waitrose British Chicken Drumsticks, scored
2 essential Waitrose Oranges
2 tbsp essential Waitrose Pure Clear Honey
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp essential Waitrose Olive Oil
1 x ½ 25g pack fresh chives, chopped (optional)
100g bag Waitrose Watercress


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Place the chicken in an ovenproof serving dish.

2. Mix together the zest of both oranges, the juice of 1 of the oranges, the honey, soy sauce and oil. Season, pour over the chicken and bake for 25–30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink meat, and juices run clear. Scatter over the chives (if using).

3. Remove the pith from the remaining orange, cut in half and slice, then toss into the watercress. Serve with the chicken.

  • Total time: Ready in 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1539.712kJ
Fat 15.7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Carbohydrate 16.9g
Sugars 16.9g
Salt 1.6g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Mar 27 14:31:12 GMT 2013.