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Chicken roasted with grapes & leeks

Chicken roasted with grapes & leeks

The addition of grapes adds irresistible bursts of sweetness to this succulent chicken dish that perfectly complements the silky mashed potato.

Course Main Course
Cuisine gluten free
Keyword gluten-free, gluten-free dinner, healthy gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 556 kcal
Author Waitrose


  • 4 British chicken legs trimmed of excess fat
  • 2-3 leeks trimmed and sliced (about 350g (12oprepared weight)
  • 150 g green grapes halved
  • 4 rosemary sprigs
  • 100 ml gluten-free fresh chicken stock (or white wine or water
  • a squeeze lemon juice
  • 700 g essential Waitrose Mashed Potato
  • a handful rocket leaves to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas Mark Preheat a large ovenproof pan or casserole dish over a medium-high heat. Season the chicken legs and add to the pan, skin-side down. Fry for 10 minutes until golden. Turn and cook for 2-3 minutes on the underside.
  2. Set the chicken aside on a plate and add the leeks to the pan with a pinch of salt. Fry for 3-4 minutes until softened, then stir in the grapes, rosemary, stock (or wine or wateand a squeeze of lemon juice. Arrange the chicken legs on top and roast everything for 25 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked through.
  3. Heat the mashed potato according to the pack instructions and serve with the chicken, leeks and grapes, along with any cooking juices, and a handful of rocket leaves.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken roasted with grapes & leeks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 556 Calories from Fat 167
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.6g29%
Saturated Fat 4.8g30%
Sugar 12.2g14%
Protein 47.5g95%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.