Winter veg and chicken traybake

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  • 6-8 chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • Salt and milled pepper
  • 3 Tbsp (45ml) freshly grated turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) paprika
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) freshly grated ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ pumpkin, cut into wedges
  • Glug olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) freshly chopped coriander
  • 1 punnet (300g) Brussel sprouts
  • 1 punnet (200g) streaky bacon
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) brown sugar
  • ½ lemon or lime
  • Fresh herbs and crème fraiche, to serve


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • In a large baking tray add chicken, season and coat with turmeric and paprika.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and pumpkin.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with coriander and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Add the Brussel sprouts and bacon and sprinkle with brown sugar. Roast for a further 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Add a squeeze of lemon or lime juice and season if needed.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs and serve the traybake with dollops of crème fraiche.