Roast chicken with fennel and chilli rub
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Try adding a simple spice rub to create a tastebud-tingling take on chicken bake
fennel bulb(s)2 small, cut into wedges
Carrot, baby, raw12 individual
olive oil1 tsp
fennel seeds1 tsp, crushed
fresh lemon rind2 tsp, finely grated
dried chilli flakes1 tsp
skinless chicken breast600 g, (4x150g fillets)
zucchini2 medium, cut into batons
lemon(s)1 medium, cut into wedges, to serve
- Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Place fennel and carrots on 1 of the prepared trays. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons oil. Bake for 30–35 minutes or until golden and tender.
- Meanwhile, combine fennel seeds, rind, chilli flakes, pepper and pinch of salt in a small bowl. Rub chicken breasts evenly with spice mixture. Heat remaining oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 2 minutes each side or until browned.
- Transfer chicken to remaining prepared tray. Add zucchini and bake for last 10–12 minutes of cooking time of fennel and carrots or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve chicken with roasted vegetables and lemon wedges.