Spiced olive and lemon chicken

Spiced olive and lemon chicken

  • serves 6
  • Easy

The supper club duo, Jackson and Levine, give us some of their go-to recipes for throwing the perfect dinner party. This spiced olive and lemon chicken bake is a great grab-a-spoon-and-tuck-in dish


Recipe taken from ‘Round to Ours’, by Laura Jackson and Alice Levine 


  • chicken legs 6, skin on
  • red onions 2, sliced
  • plum tomatoes 4, peeled and halved
  • garlic 3 cloves, finely chopped
  • lemon 1, thinly sliced
  • green olives 100g, pitted and halved
  • smoked paprika 2 tsp
  • ground cumin 2 tsp
  • olive oi
  • cherry tomatoes 225g on the vine
  • flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, roughly chopped


  • Step 1

    Put all of the ingredients, except the cherry tomatoes and parsley, into a large bowl with 220ml water.

  • Step 2

    Season, cover and leave to marinate for at least a few hours but preferably overnight.

  • Step 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Add all the marinated ingredients to a deep baking dish with the chicken skin-side up and roast for 40 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Add the cherry tomatoes and cook for a further 20 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Additional Information

Round to Ours is out now, the new cookbook from Laura Jackson and Alice Levine.