One tray roast dinners are perfect for quick weeknight cooking because they are so easy to prepare. This recipe takes the classic winter roast chicken to the next level with a spiced chicken rub, winter super veg and a tahini dressing.

30 Minutes. Make extra for lunch the next day!

Serves 2.

2 free range chicken breasts
6 baby beetroot
1 medium sweet potato
4 stems purple kale
1 tablespoon tahini
1 lemon
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon sumac
1/2 teaspoon turmeric

Preheat oven & cook vegetables
Preheat oven to 200ºC on fan bake. Remove stem end of the beetroot. Cut beetroot and sweet potato into even bite-sized pieces. Place vegetables on a tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in oven on middle rack for 15 minutes. 

Marinate chicken
In a bowl, combine chicken, a good drizzle of olive oil, salt and the spice mix. Mix well to coat and set aside.

Cook chicken & vegetables 
Add chicken to tray in oven and roast with the veg for a further 18 – 20 minutes, until the chicken is golden. Remove from the oven and rest for 2 minutes.

Make salad & dressing
Remove stems of kale and finely slice leaves. To make the dressing, whisk together the juice of the lemon, tahini, a tablespoon of water, a drizzle of olive oil, 
salt and pepper.

To serve
Slice chicken into 2cm strips and combine with roasted veg and kale. Pour over the dressing and toss to combine.  


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September 07, 2016 by Timothy Ryder
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