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    Cajun chicken with sweet potato wedges

    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 50 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 5 minutes

    Serves: 4


    2 tbsp Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients Deep South Cajun rub
    1½ tbsp essential Waitrose honey
    2 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil 
    900g pack British chicken drumsticks
    550g essential Waitrose sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
    6 essential Waitrose salad onions, cut into thirds
    2 essential Waitrose limes, juice of 1, 1 cut into wedges
    1 pack sweetcorn kebabs
    soured cream, to serve


    1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Combine the Cajun rub, honey and oil in a large bowl and season. Toss in the chicken and sweet potato to coat, then spread over a large parchment- lined baking tray. Bake for 25 minutes, then toss through the salad onion and squeeze over the lime juice. Cook for another 15-20 minutes, until the chicken is golden and cooked through.

    2. Rest the chicken and potatoes for 5 minutes while you cook the sweetcorn in the microwave, according to pack instructions. Serve with the lime wedges and soured cream on the side.

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, June 2018 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue


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