Sicilian lemon and Italian herbs combine to create a crisp glaze for the roasted chicken breast, which is paired with a smoky Mediterranean style onion mash. Griddled baby gem lettuce adds freshness to the dish and a spicy paprika drizzle brings it all together to make a light and bright flavoured supper.

Cook our delicious Sicilian Roast Chicken in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Sicilian Roast Chicken. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Lemon & Herb Rub pot, a Mediterranean Drizzle pot and a Smoky Mash Mix pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Sicilian Roast Chicken in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Lemon & Herb Rub
  • Mediterranean Drizzle
  • Smoky Mash Mix

Your shopping list:

2
chicken breast fillets (or chicken legs)
 
2
large white potatoes
 
1
small red onion
 
1
baby gem lettuce
 
butter (from cupboard)
 
mixed olives (pitted)(optional)
 
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Our 25 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the chicken and potatoes

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.

    Rub the chicken with the LEMON & HERB RUB on both sides, then cook on a tray in the oven for 20 mins.

    Boil the potatoes in a pan of salted water until tender, then drain.

    Mix the MEDITERRANEAN DRIZZLE pot with 2 tbsps olive oil in a small glass. While the chicken and potatoes cook, move onto step 2. 

  • 2.

    Fry the onions for the mash

    Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 6-8 mins over medium heat until golden.

    Turn the heat down and add the SMOKY MASH MIX. Gently fry for 2 mins, then tip out the onions and spices into a small bowl. Wipe the frying pan to use again in a minute. 

  • 3.

    Prepare the charred lettuce

    Mash the potatoes with some butter, then mix in your spiced onions. Keep aside.

    Heat a little oil in the frying pan over medium heat and cook the lettuce quarters for 2 mins on each of the flat, cut sides. Flip them over to cook their outer sides for 1 min, then turn off the heat. They should be golden on the flat sides and softened, but still have crunch. 

  • 4.

    Serve!

    Serve the chicken with spiced mash and charred baby gem lettuce. Pour the Mediterranean drizzle over everything, and serve with olives (if having). 

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Sicilian Roast Chicken Reviews

BASED ON 1494 reviews

Isabelle - Jan 22, 2019

The potato was a bit bland

Tanith - Jan 22, 2019

Loved the charred lettuce, will do that again!

Samantha - Jan 20, 2019

Chicken was tasty. Mash nice too but could have done with a little more flavour. Little gem lettuce was ok too if a bit different!

Ryan - Jan 20, 2019

Very straightforward to cook and rewardingly tasty given the little effort required. The girlfriend wanted to give this a 5. Pak choi functions as a more flavourful alternative to baby gem lettuce.

Manishaa - Jan 19, 2019

Nice flavours, just not keen on grilled lettuce next time would have other green veg instead

Diane - Jan 19, 2019

Lovely alternative to a Sunday roast. Gem lettuce was surprisingly good

Harriet - Jan 17, 2019

The aroma is over powering in a small flat

Mahiyar - Jan 15, 2019

Having tried this dish before and not much liked it with the lettuce, this time we used green beans instead, and that worked a lot better for us. Also roasted some baby tomatoes along with the chicken, for a bit of both colour and balance to the mash. Could have done with a greater quantity of the drizzle which added a nice flavour to both the chicken and the mash.

shell - Jan 15, 2019

Simple but so very tasty! Recommend getting chicken breast with skin on for extra deliciousness

Charlie - Jan 14, 2019

Need a little gravy but very tasty

Archibald G - Jan 14, 2019

Dressing a bit gritty but all by all very tasty

Helen - Jan 13, 2019

Nice enough, just not our type of meal

steven - Jan 13, 2019

Not for me

Scott - Jan 12, 2019

Pretty tasty and something a bit different, don’t think I’d do it again though

Richard - Jan 12, 2019

Love this dish, a firm favourite.

Shane - Jan 11, 2019

Really tasty! The chicken was so well seasoned

Vicky - Jan 08, 2019

Quite salty

Angela - Jan 07, 2019

We had leftovers tonight, and somehow it was even better!

Louise - Jan 06, 2019

Chicken was very tasty, could have been more flavour in the mash

Frances - Jan 06, 2019

Really liked this although we did add our own twist. Used roast winter veg instead of the lettuce and incorporated the drizzle into a lovely gravy. A lovely Sunday dinner!

Clare - Jan 06, 2019

Not bad it was something different but not that tasty. Would have again but just to have something different.

Laura - Jan 06, 2019

Tasty and unusual with the fried lettuce but worked very well! Recommended ????????

Elizabeth - Jan 05, 2019

Lovely dish

Jayne - Jan 04, 2019

Very tasty, would swap the lettuce for another veg next time, it was a bit weird cooked!

Steve - Jan 04, 2019

Totally delicious can't recommend this dish enough .will definitely have again. Well done simply cook. I'm hooked

Iain - Jan 04, 2019

Was tasty but wasn't keen on the lettuce with it

Kathryn - Jan 03, 2019

Great alternative to a Sunday roast

Kathryn - Jan 03, 2019

Great Alternative to a Sunday dinner

Charlie - Jan 03, 2019

Absolutely lovely flavours, just enough oomph!

David - Jan 03, 2019

Absolutely delicious! Already reordered...

Michael - Jan 02, 2019

So tasty, definitely one of our favourites. Will order again.

Joanna - Jan 01, 2019

Chicken was delicious but dish felt a bit unbalanced with lettuce as the only veg. We added roasted tomatoes which worked well. Also the mash potato was a bit bland, the spice mixture which we added to the onion didn’t infuse through it very well.

Liah - Jan 01, 2019

Not as full of flavour as other dishes but all really compliments and works well together so very tasty

Tara - Jan 01, 2019

I added cheese to the mash and it made the dish perfect! Loved the chicken.. not much flavour from the drizzle but the rest makes up for it

Joanne - Dec 31, 2018

Enjoyed the chicken. Didn’t particularly rate the mash and we didn’t have the lettuce or dressing “drizzle”

Susan - Dec 31, 2018

Really lovely and the charred baby gems were a nice refreshing surprise

Ann - Dec 31, 2018

Very nice! Spicier than the Korma!

Rebecca - Dec 28, 2018

Chicken was lovely. We are not fans of mash so cooked pasta instead and it worked well.

Susan - Dec 27, 2018

One of the best I’ve tried

Amy - Dec 21, 2018

This tastes so much more delicious than it looks and what I was expecting, definitely cooking this again.

Gill - Dec 20, 2018

Another winner. I marinated the chicken for a few hours in the rub. The pan fried little gem was surprisingly delicious.

Sharon - Dec 18, 2018

Bit bland, wasn’t keen on the mash

Jacob - Dec 17, 2018

Bit too dry would be better with gravy

Laura - Dec 16, 2018

Flavours were excellent will definitely order again

David - Dec 16, 2018

Fabulous. Will be getting again.

Kristine - Dec 15, 2018

Wow!

Susan - Dec 12, 2018

Excellent tasty I did it with mixed veg didn’t fancy the lettuce

Abi - Dec 12, 2018

Chicken was lovely, used legs, but overall a bit bland!

Moira - Dec 12, 2018

Delicious!

Vicki - Dec 12, 2018

Gorgeous!!!!!

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