Loading Search Bar...
All-In-One Summer Chicken Recipe

All-In-One Summer Chicken


Recipe by  

All-In-One Summer Chicken is inspired by the idea that you can throw courgettes (zucchini), potatoes and a whole garlic bulb in with chicken portions then oven bake for a simple all-in-one supper. Equally, in summer, you can place all the ingredients onto a baking sheet with a piece of aluminium foil underneath, wrap everything up and cook it on the BBQ!

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 50 Minutes

Ingredients for All-In-One Summer Chicken

If you are not familiar with any ingredients, please check our International Cooking Terms page.
US Imperial Measurements  UK Imperial Measurements  Metric Measurements

Currently displaying quantities in US Imperial Measurements
to serve 4:
3½ lb
2 lb
1 head
2 tablespoons
olive oil
½ pint
chicken stock
courgettes (zucchini)
salt and pepper
red chilli
1 handful
basil leaves


How to Cook All-In-One Summer Chicken

  1. Cut the chicken into 8 portions (2 legs, 2 thighs and 2 breasts - each cut in two) leaving the skin on (you can use the carcass to make a chicken stock). Place these portions, skin-side up, in a large roasting tin. Peel and wash the potatoes, cut them into bite-size pieces then add them to the tin. Break the head of garlic into cloves, very lightly crush them with your fingers then spread them (still with the skin on) among the chicken pieces. Drizzle over the olive oil then add the chicken stock and season well with salt and freshly-ground black pepper. Cut the lemon in two, squeeze the juice over the chicken and drop the empty 'skins' into the tin to add flavour.
  2. Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (Mk 6 - 400ºF - 200ºC) for 30 minutes. Wash and cut the courgettes (zucchini) into thick batons and add these, plus the chilli (deseeded and sliced) to the tin. Cook for a further 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and golden, and the vegetables are tender. Roughly chop the basil leaves, stir them into the tin and serve.

You can use ready chicken portions for this recipe if you wish. If they are skinless, drape a little lean bacon over them to "protect" the flesh and keep them moist
Print Kitchen-Friendly View

Your Rating

Click to rate this recipe 'Hate It'Click to rate this recipe 'Didn't Like It'Click to rate this recipe 'Not Bad'Click to rate this recipe 'Liked It'Click to rate this recipe 'Loved It'
(click a star to select)

Your Review
(Max. 1000 characters) ....  characters left.

 Reviewer Logout
Please help us to provide the recipes you want by rating this recipe for content, clarity, originality or any other criteria that matter to you. Just select the relevant icon and then click...







Thank You... your feedback is important to us.

What To Eat Tonight

65 Piles of Pasta, Rice & Noodles
65 Piles of Pasta, Rice & Noodles

Pasta, Rice and Noodles don't have to be plain and ordinary. In fact there are many complex dishes using these versatile ingredients.

19 Easy Pies
19 Easy Pies

Pies, pies and more delicious pies. Steaming hot from the oven or cold from the fridge, we have a whole range to wet your taste buds.

178 Recipes for Kids
178 Recipes for Kids

If you know what kids like, they're easy to please, even using 'healthy' foods that they normally avoid. It's all in the preparation!

Other Chicken Recipes

Chicken Kiev
Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev - created in Moscow Merchants' Club in the early 20th century and renamed Chicken Kiev in one of the Soviet restaurants in later years.

Poussins with Sherry, Raisins, and Pine Nuts
Poussins with Sherry, Raisins, and Pine Nuts

One of our favourites, Great when you invite friends round for a meal, and no hassle to cook.

Asparagus and Chicken Stir
Asparagus and Chicken Stir

Asparagus and Chicken Stir has a unique flavour and wonderfully fresh texture. This recipe a must for all lovers of Asiatic foods.


ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2022 NeedARecipe.com
By accessing this site, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Please read them.