Sesame Lemon Chicken with Tenderstem & Butternut Squash
One pan roast lunch with sesame-lemon chicken, Tenderstem and butternut squash, served with steamed rice makes a super easy and relaxed dish that has a bit of everything for everyone – great for entertaining with family and friends and easily doubled up to serve more.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
You will need:
8 chicken thighs
1kg butternut squash, peeled & cut into 3cm chunks
1 bulb garlic, broken into cloves, unpeeled
2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil
2 lemons cut into quarters
2 tbsp runny honey
2 tbsp sesame seeds
What to do:
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Lay the chicken in a large roasting tin and scatter the butternut squash and garlic cloves around it. Drizzle over the oil and squeeze the juice from the lemon quarters, tucking the empty shells in and around the chicken and squash.
Roast in the oven for 40 minutes, until the chicken is crisp and the squash in soft and lightly caramelised. If your chicken thighs are particularly large you may need to increase cooking by 10 minutes.
Blanch the Tenderstem in boiling water for 2 minutes, drain and set aside.
Remove the tray from the oven, stir through the blanched Tenderstem, coating it well in the lemony juices. Drizzle the honey all over and sprinkle on the sesame seeds.
Return to the oven for a further 10 minutes until the chicken is sticky and golden. Serve immediately with plenty of rice and perhaps a little soy sauce.
Recipe by: www.tenderstem.co.uk
Latest posts by Silversurfer's Editor (see all)
- Is it time for Trump to go? - August 19, 2017
- Iconic Trips for your Bucket List - August 17, 2017
- The “Oops” and Downs at Ideal World TV Shopping - August 17, 2017
- Would you choose a Walnut Whip without the nut? - August 16, 2017
- From Student to Surgeon: training to become a cardiothoracic surgeon - August 15, 2017
Leave a Comment!
Community Terms & Conditions
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Nurturing a safe environment
Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.
We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!