Roast Chicken Tray Bake Recipe With Sumac

Sumac-roasted chicken traybake

  • serves 4
  • Easy

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


Try this twist on a roast chicken, or make our classic roast chicken recipe here.



  • chicken thighs 8
  • olive oil
  • chilli flakes 2 tsp
  • sumac 1 1/2 tbsp
  • ground cinnamon 2 tbsp
  • ground cumin 1 tbsp


  • natural yogurt 100ml
  • white wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • lemon 1, zested and juiced
  • dill chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • garlic 1/2 clove, crushed


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

  • Step 2

    Rub the chicken with 2 tbsp oil and season well. Mix the chilli flakes, sumac, cinnamon and cumin together then dust the chicken in the spices.

  • Step 3

    Put onto a large baking tray and roast for 45 minutes to 1 hour until the chicken is tender.

  • Step 4

    Whisk the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Serve the chicken drizzled with the dressing.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 374
  • Fat 27.3g
  • Saturates 6.9g
  • Carbs 2.4g
  • Sugars 2.2g
  • Fibre 1.7g
  • Protein 29g
  • Salt 0.4g