Mediterranean one-pan chicken

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Mediterranean one-pan chicken

A Mediterranean diet can help to reduce your risk of weight gain, so try this summery dish

35 minutes

Serves 4

Sharon Hui

Recipe by: Sharon Hui | Former Health Information Manager

Our research shows that eating well and being a healthy weight reduce your risk of cancer. All our recipes help you incorporate our science into your everyday life – in a delicious way.

Sharon Hui

Recipe by: Sharon Hui | Former Health Information Manager

Our research shows that eating well and being a healthy weight reduce your risk of cancer. All our recipes help you incorporate our science into your everyday life – in a delicious way.

Ingredients

  • 350g sweet potato, diced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 375g chicken breasts, chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 courgette, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 25g black olives, roughly chopped
  • 50g tzatziki, to serve

CALORIES: 240

FAT: 3.3g

5 A DAY: 2.5

SALT: 0.2g

SUGAR: 10.3g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/Fan 180ºC.
  2. In a large roasting tin, toss the sweet potato, onion and olive oil. Place in the oven and roast for 15 minutes.
  3. Once the potato has started to soften, add the chicken, tomatoes, courgette, paprika, oregano and olives to the roasting tin. Mix and cook for 15–20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Divide the dish among four plates and serve with tzatziki.

Swap the chicken for a can of drained chickpeas to create a veggie version


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