Mediterranean Chicken Traybake

This is a lovely one-pan dish, perfect for a week night!

For the olives, any budget or value brand does the job just fine & they are usually only £1!


Serves 4 Approx £1.62 per person

Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 50 minutes




8 skinless chicken thighs

2 red onions, peeled & cut into wedges

1 red pepper & 1 yellow or orange pepper, de-seeded & cut into chunks

1 tin chopped tomatoes

1 pot black olives (not fancy ones, any budget brand is fine & usually only £1!)

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 red chilli, deseeded

2 tsp dried oregano

olive oil


salt & pepper

Pre-heat the oven to 180 Fan/200C/Gas 6.

Place the onions & peppers in a roasting tin, drizzle with olive oil & season with salt & pepper. Place in the oven for 10 minutes.


Meanwhile place the chilli, garlic & ½ the olives into a blender along with the oregano & 1 ½ tbsp olive oil & whizz to a paste.

Remove the tray from the oven & add the chicken. Spread the chilli & olive paste on the chicken & dot some onto the veg if there is any left over. Return the tray to the oven for 20 minutes.


After 20 minutes add the tomatoes to the chicken & veg & scatter over the rest of the olives. Cook for another 20 minutes.

Serve with rice or crusty bread.

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