Chicken with roots & chickpeas

Chicken with roots & chickpeas

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(38 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A filling and healthy meal that's great for an easy supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal590
  • fat32g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre10g
  • protein40g
  • salt2.12g
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Ingredients

  • 4 chicken leg quarters
    Turkey

    Turkey

    terk-ee

    While it's the traditional Christmas bird, turkey is good to eat all year round, though…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 4 carrots, cut into large chunks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 3 parsnips, cut into large chunks
    Parsnip

    Parsnip

    par-snip

    The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise – it looks…

  • 1 onion, cut into large chunks
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tbsp Moroccan seasoning
  • 440g can chickpea, rinsed and drained
  • 400g can tomato
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • chopped coriander, optional

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Toss the chicken, oil, vegetables and seasoning together with some salt and pepper. Roast for 40 mins, shaking the pan every so often.

  2. When the chicken and vegetables are cooked, lift the chicken onto plates, then put the roasting tin over a high heat. Tip in the chickpeas and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook for a few mins, then stir in the coriander, if using. Serve with the chicken.

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laevans
18th Sep, 2008
5.05
Delicious and very straightforward to prepare - my 13 year old stepson made it mostly on his own.
rachelhighsted
27th Mar, 2008
5.05
This is quick and easy and so yummy that even though we'd eaten enough we were coming back for more. I couldn't find moroccan seasoning so improvised with the spices I already had having found out what goes into it from the internet. I served it with green veg.
sarahcake
18th Feb, 2008
5.05
Keep making this as it is so easy and the whole meal is done - wish everything in life was this simple. You can buy a sachet of moroccan seasoning from asda which i think is tastier than a tsp of traditional stuff.
annie0176
11th Jan, 2008
5.05
Excellent - easy and full of spicy flavour

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