Thyme and shallots roast chicken with celeriac chips

 

march-2016-057Roast chicken, is one of the easiest and straightfoward meals, but this versions has a healthier kick and a different flavour, but still very easy and relatively quick to make.

I choose to use the tighs instead of a whole chicken, as they easier to prepare and quicker to cook.

Shallots add lots of flavour, while the celeriac chips, add a nutty taste and much less sugars than potatoes.

You can serve this with sweet potatoes mash as an healthier alternative to white potatoes mash.

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

 

Ingredients

  • a packet of chicken thighs
  • a small celeriac
  • 8-10 shallots
  • some thyme
  • half a lemon
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare the vegetables, cut the celeriac in big chunks and put them in the roasting dish together with the shallots.
  • Season the chicken putting some small pieces of garlic and a bit of thyme inside the thighs, rub the the meat with some sea salt, and  put them in the dish.
  • Add 2-3 lemon slices cut in half,  sprinkle with some olive oil
  • Cook for nearly an hour at 180/200 degrees according to the type of oven. Enjoy!

About the Chef

I am a Pilates teacher by day, and author of Lemons & Olives, a food blog dedicated to healthy, quick, delicious recipes and nutrition advice for your everyday life.

The blog is created for time poor professionals, seeking a healthier life, but also delicious and easy to make meals.

You won’t find fancy ingredients, but only those easily available in your local supermarket. Hope you enjoy

Sharing is caring!

No votes yet.
Please wait...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *