RECIPE: Chicken dish full of flavour

This recipe for a marinated oven baked chicken with roasted shallots and peppers is perfect for a quick family supper.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 15th January 2015, 9:00 am


8 chicken thighs,

150ml pot natural yoghurt,

2 tbsp harissa paste,

12 shallots, peeled,

1 packet mixed peppers, red, yellow & green, quartered, seeds removed.


Make cuts in the skin of the chicken thighs to let the marinade penetrate. Mix together the yogurt and harissa, toss into the chicken and leave to marinate in the fridge for 20 minutes or for several hours if time.

Pre heat oven to 200c/180c fan/gas mark 6. Place the chicken in a single layer in an ovenproof casserole or roasting tin. Add the peppers and shallots, sprinkle with a little oil. Cook for approximately 35 minutes until the chicken is golden, cooked through and piping hot and the shallots and peppers are nicely roasted. Cook’s Tip: Delicious served with baby new potatoes tossed in a little butter or couscous mixed with finely chopped fresh coriander, mint and chopped dried apricots. Serves: 4 .

Prep time: 10 minutes.