Marinated oven baked chicken with roasted shallots and peppers

A simple marinated chicken recipe that will fit in with your busy schedule.
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Marinated oven baked chicken with roasted shallots and peppers is perfect for a quick and simple supper, if time allows pop the chicken into the marinade before leaving for work – then sit back and take all the credit.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 – 40 minutes


  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 150ml pot natural yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp harissa paste
  • 12 shallots, peeled
  • 1 packet mixed peppers, red, yellow & green, quartered, seeds and core removed


Make cuts in the skin of the chicken thighs to let the marinade penetrate. Mix together the yogurt and harissa, toss into the chicken and leave to marinate in the fridge for 20 minutes or for several hours if time.

Pre heat oven to 200c/180c fan/gas mark 6. Place the chicken in a single layer in an ovenproof casserole or roasting tin. Add the peppers and shallots, sprinkle with a little oil.  Cook for approximately 35 minutes until the chicken is golden, cooked through and piping hot and the shallots and peppers are nicely roasted.

Cook’s Tip: Delicious served with baby new potatoes tossed in a little butter or couscous mixed with finely chopped fresh coriander, mint and chopped dried apricots.

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Last modified: June 10, 2021

Written by 4:15 pm Food & Drink