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Chicken, chorizo and cauliflower tray bake

Posted by Joe Wicks - 24 Days Ago in: Recipes

This is one of those meals that is well worth the wait. It tastes incredible and everything gets thrown in the same tray. I recommend preheating the oil in the roasting tray to get the chicken skin nice and crispy.

This a banging recipe from my new book. You can get it here: 'Cooking For Family & Friends'. 


PREP 12 mins

COOK 40 mins

Reduced-carb

Serves 4


INGREDIENTS

2 tbsp olive oil

4 chicken breasts, skin-on

1 cauliflower, florets only

(roughly 500g)

1 red onion, cut into 12 wedges

150g cooking chorizo, cut into

1cm pieces

4 sprigs of thyme

16 cherry tomatoes, preferably on the vine

2 large handfuls of baby spinach


METHOD

This is one of those meals that is well worth the wait. It tastes incredible and everything gets thrown in the same tray. I recommend preheating the oil in the roasting tray to get the chicken skin nice and crispy.

Preheat your oven to 190℃ (fan 170℃/gas mark 5). When the oven is hot, pour the oil into a roasting tray and slide it into the oven. Leave the tray to heat up for 10 minutes. 

When the oil is nice and hot, carefully slide the tray out of the oven and lay the chicken breasts in it, skin-side down. Tumble the cauliflower florets around the breasts and put the tray back into the oven to roast for 10 minutes.

Remove the tray from the oven and scatter over the red onion, chorizo and sprigs of thyme. Return the tray to the oven and roast for a further 15 minutes. Take the tray out again, flip over the chicken breasts and give all the vegetables a bit of a stir. 

Place the tomatoes on top of the mixture and give the whole lot one more 10-minute blast in the oven.

Remove the tray from the oven and while it is hot, drop the spinach on top and carefully stir it through so it wilts a little in the heat. Serve.

For more recipes like this you can buy my latest book here: 'Cooking For Family & Friends'.  

 

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About Joe Wicks

Joe Wicks is the online nutrition coach inspiring people all over the world to cook with his #Leanin15 video meals on Instagram. He is also transforming the lives of thousands of people with his tailored online nutrition plan, The 90 Day Shift, Shape & Sustain plan.



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