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Peri-peri chicken traybake recipe


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp chilli powder (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested, plus wedges to serve
  • 1.1kg pack chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • flat leaf parsley, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Combine the oil with the dried spices, herbs, garlic, lemon zest and juice in a small bowl, seasoning well.

  • STEP 2

    Put the chicken in a large roasting tin then spoon over the spice paste. Use your hands to massage in well, then leave to marinate in the fridge, covered, for at least 1 hour, or overnight if possible.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Remove the chicken from the fridge 20-30 mins before cooking then transfer to the oven and bake for 45-50 mins until cooked through, turning once halfway. Serve sprinkled with the parsley.

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