Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe

Easy traybake recipes

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Traybake dinners equal midweek lifesavers. Keep the family happy with hasselback chicken, paprika cod, Italian sausage roast and meatballs with feta

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Looking for chicken traybake recipes? Try our easy traybakes here. We have plenty of ideas, from chicken traybakes to fish traybake recipes and sausage traybakes. If you want an easy vegetarian dinner party idea, try one of our vegetable traybake ideas. 

Our ideas are an absolute joy for busy cooks. Just throw everything into a tray and leave it to bake for a super easy and low effort meal (not forgetting the reduction on wash up). Whether it’s a quick midweek meal to feed your family, or a weekend roast alternative like our such as our roast chicken traybake with artichokes, we have a whole range of traybake ideas to suit every occasion.

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Ingredients

  • We use chicken, sausages and fish for our traybakes

Chicken traybake recipes

Mediterranean chicken traybake

So good we put it on our cover in August 2020, this simple chicken traybake recipe comes sprinkled with olives, feta, oregano and baby plum tomatoes for real Mediterranean feels.

Mediterranean chicken traybake

Chicken kiev traybake

Turn this family favourite into a chicken traybake with a garlicky, herby dressing for an all-in-one midweek meal.

Chicken Kiev Recipe Chicken Traybake

Baked lemon chicken

Try our moreish traybake packed with crisp chicken thighs, creamy lemon sauce and fragrant rosemary.

Baked Lemon Chicken Recipe

Hasselback chicken traybake

Our hasselback chicken traybake with mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto makes a quick and easy tray-bake that's easily doubled or halved. We have plenty more exciting chicken recipes here.

Hasselback Chicken Recipe

Sumac-roasted chicken traybake

This sumac-roasted chicken traybake is packed with flavour, plus it's low in calories and gluten free. Serve with zesty yogurt dressing, and you have yourself a quick and easy summer dish.

Roast Chicken Tray Bake Recipe With Sumac

Tray-baked chicken thighs with romesco

Check out our chicken thigh traybake with romesco. This all-in-one bake with smoky paprika and sweet honey is a great summer evening meal. Discover more of our best chicken thigh recipes including our epic fried chicken burger.

Chicken Tray Bake Recipes and Other Tray Bakes

Chicken traybake with lemon, olives and orzo

This chicken traybake with lemon, olives and orzo is a great midweek meal for all the family. It's super simple, and low in calories. Check out our most exciting chicken recipes here.

Chicken Tray Bake Recipe With Lemon, Olives and Orzo

Quick-roast chicken with tomatoes, chickpeas and tarragon

This chicken traybake is the perfect midweek meal – just tip the chicken breasts, cherry tomatoes and chickpeas into a tray and roast with tarragon. Dinner just doesn’t get easier than that!

Quick Roast Chicken Tray Bake Recipe

One-pot chicken, leek and beans

Our one-pot chicken with leeks and beans recipe is really easy and under 500 calories – perfect for a healthy midweek meal. We also have a great guide to one-pot dishes here. 

One Pot Chicken Recipe with Leeks and Butterbeans

Roast chicken and jerusalem artichokes with lemon and sage butter 

This recipe for roast chicken and jerusalem artichokes with lemon and sage butter is really easy to make and ready in under an hour. It's a perfect alternative to your usual Sunday roast.

Roast Chicken Recipe with Artichokes and Sage Butter

Chicken cacciatore

This is one of the most popular recipes we've had for years. Serve with a short pasta such as fusilli, or a big bowl of potatoes roasted with rosemary. This little olive oil roasties recipe makes the perfect serving accompaniment.

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Fish traybake recipes

Curried coconut salmon bake

A Thai-style flavour combination of lemongrass, chilli and lime gives this simple salmon dinner a fresh, aromatic edge.

Easy Salmon Bake Recipe With Asparagus

Sea trout, new potato and asparagus traybake with dill mustard sauce

Make the most of seasonal sea trout in this vibrant fish traybake packed with soft baby new potatoes, fresh spring asparagus and covered in a creamy dill mustard sauce.

Fish Tray Bake Recipe with Sea Trout, New Potato and Asparagus

One-pot paprika cod and chickpeas

Check out our punchy paprika cod one-pot with juicy tomatoes. This simple traybake is an easy, low-calorie midweek meal for when you're short on time but still want something healthy.

Cod and Chickpea One-Pot Recipe

Miso buttered cod traybake with broccoli, sesame and beans

Check out our fish traybake, a nourishing miso fish recipe with broccoli and beans. The umami flavour from the Japanese miso paste gives this baked cod a rich and warming flavour. Discover more of our best miso recipes here...

Miso Fish Recipe with Broccoli, Sesame and Beans

Smoked haddock and cheddar gratin

In need of a comforting dinner? Cook this easy fish and cheese gratin recipe for a low-calorie midweek meal to feed the whole family.

Baked Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin Recipe

Cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast

Our easy recipe for cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast is quick and easy to prepare but looks impressive when you pull it out of the oven. Serve with a big bowl of buttered orzo.Here are our favourite orzo recipes.

Baked Cod Loin Recipe with Olives

Salmon curry traybake

This vibrant salmon dish is packed with punchy flavours and will make for an easy midweek meal.Check out more of our best salmon recipes here.

Salmon Tray Bake Recipe

Spicy merguez and cod traybake

Spicy, smoky lamb merguez gives the sauce in the traybake a rich, deep flavour and combines really well with the cod. You could also use cooking chorizo for a similar result.

Merguez Sausage Recipe with Cod and Harissa Sauce

Smoked haddock and ham gratin

Our smoked haddock and ham gratin turns everyday ingredients into a really comforting dish, perfect for Christmas leftovers for the whole family to enjoy. Check out more Christmas leftover recipes here.

Smoked Haddock Gratin Recipe with Ham

Southern cracked-crab bake

This southern cracked-crab bake recipe is gluten-free, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal. Try one of our other best crab recipes here.

Crab Bake Recipe

Baked crab and lemon gnocchi

This recipe for baked crab and lemon gnocchi feels indulgent but is really quick and easy to put together, making it a great option midweek. Check out more of our best gnocchi recipes here.

Baked Gnocchi Recipe with Lemon and Crab

Sausage traybake recipes, plus other meats

Sausage chilli traybake

A delicious medley of juicy sausages, cherry tomatoes, smoked paprika, green pepper and kidney beans. Mop-up all those lovely juices with crusty bread.

Sausage chilli tray bake

Sausage meatball and butternut squash traybake

Turn your sausages into meatballs and roast with bitesize pieces of squash and crisp sage for an all-in-one midweek meal.

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Chorizo meatball and feta traybake

Add some punchy flavour to your pork meatballs with chorizo and paprika. Serve as an all-in-one traybake with new potatoes, crumbly feta and baby plum tomatoes for a family midweek meal.

Meatball Traybake Recipe

One-tray Christmas dinner

Not cooking for a crowd this Christmas? Our all-in-one dinner includes every festive favourite (and there’s much less washing-up!) from brussels sprouts and baby parsnips to classic pigs in blankets. This recipe will serve at least two (if not three).

One Tray Christmas Dinner

Slow-cooked lamb and autumn veg one-pot

Check out our easy slow-cooked lamb with crunchy autumnal veg. This hearty one-pot is lovely served with cooked grains such as pearl barley or spelt.

Easy Lamb Hotpot Recipe with Autumn Vegetables

Italian sausage and veg tray roast

This easy recipe is ideal when you're short on time. Just bung it all in the oven and you have yourself a hearty and healthy springtime meal. There are plenty of other sausage recipes in our best ever guide.

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Greek lamb meatball, feta and tomato traybake

Check out this indulgent lamb meatball dish, a simple traybake for the whole family. Perfect comfort food. Plenty more Greek recipes here.

Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe with Feta and Tomato

Baked pecorino meatballs with sweet potato wedges

Try our baked pecorino and white pepper pork meatballs. This recipe comes served with chunky sweet potatoes, a quick and flavoursome midweek meal. White pepper gives a lovely fiery heat to these juicy meatballs, easy midweek meal for the family. Here are our favourite meatballs recipes to try.

Tray Bake Recipe for Easy Meatballs With Sweet Potato Wedges

Scandi meatball bake with cucumber salad

Our Scandi meatball bake is perfect for sharing with family and friends. Drizzle with soured cream and serve with a homemade cucumber salad and some crusty bread. If you love Scandinavian food, check out our best Scandi recipes here.

One Pot Swedish Meatballs Recipe With Cucumber Salad

Lamb kleftiko traybake

We've given classic lamb kleftiko a healthy makeover with this easy recipe for four. Discover more lamb recipes here.

Kleftiko Recipe with Lamb

Vegetable traybake recipes

Halloumi and Mediterranean veg traybake

Our vegetarian traybake packs in plenty of seasonal veg and salty halloumi for a vibrant Mediterranean dinner ready in 30 minutes. Discover our best halloumi recipes here.

Roasted Vegetables with Halloumi Recipe

Cauliflower, manchego and almond gratin

Check out our easy baked cauliflower with manchego cheese and crunchy almonds. Make this veggie traybake for an indulgent weekend, family recipe. We've got plenty more family friendly recipe ideas here.


Roasted beets with sherry vinegar and freekeh

Check out our simple roasted beetroots with sherry vinegar and freekeh. This easy vegetarian recipe makes for an ideal midweek meal, plus it's low in calories too. More vibrant beetroot recipes here.

Roasted Beetroot Recipe with Sherry Vinegar and Freekeh

Oven-baked chilaquiles with eggs and feta

Check out this punchy chilaquiles dish with easy baked eggs. Roasting the tortilla chips in this recipe makes them super crisp and crunchy, so grab a spoon and tuck in. More of our epic Mexican recipes here.

Chilaquiles Recipe with Eggs and Feta

Persian aubergine bake

Try our super easy layered Persian aubergine bake with crumbled feta. This vegetarian recipe is a simple and comforting one-pot to make over the winter months. Plus, it's gluten free too.

Baked Eggplant Recipe

Baked hasselback tomatoes

Our recipe for baked hasselback tomatoes is ready in under an hour, super easy, and makes a great side dish. This dish combines classic flavours that everyone will love. Want more inspiring ways to use your tomatoes? Look at our 20 best recipes here.

Roasted Tomatoes Recipe with Mozzarella

Baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts

Try this recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts. It's really easy and ready in under an hour, perfect for a midweek meal. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like.

Gnocchi Bake with Broccoli and Cheese

Baked feta with pomegranate and tomatoes

Check out this recipe for baked feta with pomegranate and tomatoes is vegetarian, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories, but is packed with flavour. The tangy feta works really well with the sweetness of the pomegranate and tomatoes.

Baked Feta Cheese Recipe with Tomatoes

Swede, kale and sweet potato gratin

This swede, kale and sweet potato gratin recipe is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy.

Swede, Kale And Sweet Potato Gratin Recipe

Roasted butternut squash with goat’s cheese

Butternut squash is a delicious vegetable to stuff with tomatoes, peppers, breadcrumbs and then top with cheese. The best part is getting it out of the oven, golden and bubbling.

Roasted butternut squash with goat’s cheese
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