Wood Roasted Chicken, Apples and Leeks
A mouth-watering alternative to the classic roast chicken. This simple dish satisfies the taste buds but also ensures you have 2 of your 5 a day! Perfect for those January calorie counters!
- 4 Small crisp apples
- 2 Leeks
- 6 Small sprigs of fresh rosemary
- 2 Tablespoons of olive oil, kosher salt and black pepper
- 8 Small chicken thighs and drumsticks
Start by firing up your wood fired oven to it’s optimum temperature and allow the oven to cool down and maintain the temperature at 200 degrees C. For more information, please refer to our Cooking Techniques Guide.
In a large roasting pan, toss the apples, leeks, rosemary, oil, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and nestle, skin-side up, among the vegetables. Roast until the chicken is cooked through and the apples and leeks are tender for 40 to 45 minutes.
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