A fabulous one dish recipe – minimal fuss and washing up. Packed with antioxidants and protein this is the perfect energising family meal. Full of Mediterranean flavour its an ideal anti-inflammatory meal for your health.

Mediterranean Traybake Chicken


Preparation time: 15 minutes plus marinating time

Cooking time: 45-50 minutes

What’s Good About It?

A fabulous protein rich and antioxidant dish. You can use frozen chicken portions (defrost in the fridge) making this a great standby recipe to try. Great for keeping energy levels high.



  1. Preheat the oven to 190C, gas mark 5.
  2. If time place the chicken pieces and vegetables in a container with the garlic, herbs, vinegar, olive oil, capers, olives. Cover and leave in the fridge to marinate overnight.
  3. Tip the chicken, vegetables and its marinade into a roasting tin – you may need two tins. Drizzle over the honey or maple syrup and season.
  4. Pour over the white wine and stock around the chicken mixture and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Mix the cornflour with a little water to make a paste. Pour into the roasting tins and stir to incorporate. Return to the oven and cook for a further 5-10 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken.
  6. Delicious served with salad and gluten free bread.

Did You Know?

This dish would work really well with salmon fillets or other fish fillets – just add the fish at the end of cooking – fillets will need around 15 minutes in the oven.


8 boneless skinless chicken thighs – cut in half or chicken drumsticks

4 garlic cloves, chopped

1 red pepper, cut into chunks

4 new potatoes, halved

1 small aubergine, cut into chunks

1 lemon cut into quarters

1tsp dried oregano

2 bay leaves

2 tbsp red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp capers

16 green pitted olives

1tbsp maple syrup or honey

200ml dry white wine

200ml chicken stock

1tbsp cornflour

sea salt and black pepper