Spiced Roast Chicken with Peaches

Serves 4


8 chicken pieces (4 thighs and 4 drumsticks), skin on and bone in

2 tsp ground coriander

2 tsp ground cumin

2 tsp smoked paprika

6 sprigs fresh thyme

Salt and Pepper

2 red onions, cut into wedges

4 cling peaches, halved

1 bulb garlic, halved

4 Tbsp. Olive oil


For the sauce:

3 Tbsp. honey

½ cup orange juice

2 tsp mustard


Preheat oven to 200C.

Place the chicken into a large roasting tray.

Mix together the coriander, cumin, paprika then sprinkle over the chicken and toss well to coat the chicken. Arrange the chicken, skin side up then sprinkle on the thyme.

Nestle the onions, peaches and garlic in the gaps around the chicken.

Season everything with salt and pepper, then drizzle with the olive oil

Roast in the oven for 45 minutes.

After 45 minutes, whisk together the honey, orange juice and mustard, then pour over the chicken and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.