Garlic roasted chicken thighs with bacon, butter beans & green beans

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A guaranteed pocket-friendly family favourite.


  • 1 x County Fair Chicken Thighs (4pcs)
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) olive oil
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 100g diced bacon
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) butter
  • 1 x 400g tin butter beans, drained
  • 150g green beans, trimmed and steamed
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and milled black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place in a small roasting dish.
  3. Whisk the olive oil, butter, garlic and lemon juice and zest together. Pour over the chicken the place in the oven to roast for 40-45 minutes, until cooked through and golden.
  4. While the chicken is cooking, add the bacon to a pan over a medium heat and allow to cook, stirring often until golden and crisp. Add the butter to the pan, and once melted, add the butter beans and green beans. Sauté for 5 minutes then season with the juice and zest of the lemon and a generous sprinkle of black pepper.
  5. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Serve the roasted chicken thighs with the warm bacon and bean side.