Roast chicken with citrus fruit recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 1 hr to cook
  • 1045 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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159442 roast legs of chicken with citrus fruit HERO

Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.

Arrange the chicken legs in a glass roasting dish. Tuck the orange, rosemary and olives in and around the chicken. Drizzle with the olive oil and honey.

Season well and roast for 45-60 minutes until the juice runs clear when a thigh is pierced at its thickest part. Remove and allow to sit for a few minutes before serving.

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  • Ingredients

  • 6 chicken legs, leg bones cleaned
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 150g green olives
  • sprig of rosemary
  • 2tbsp honey
  • 1 orange, sliced into thin wedges
  • salt
  • pepper
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  • Energy 4341kj 1045kcal 52%
  • Fat 79g 113%
  • Saturates 18g 90%
  • Sugars 15g 17%
  • Salt 2.9g 48%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.9g Protein 69.5g Fibre 2.4g

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