Sticky Chicken and Chorizo Traybake Roast Recipe

(1971 ratings)

Sticky chicken and chorizo traybake roast-woman and home
Total Time50 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories800 Kcal40%
Fat33 g47%
Saturated Fat10 g50%


  • 2 part-boned free-range chicken breasts
  • 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 large sweet potato (around 250g/9oz), cut into chunks
  • 1 large red pepper, thickly sliced
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 150g (5oz) cooking chorizo (we used Unearthed Spanish Chorizo Cooking Sausages)

for the marinade

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 100ml (4fl oz) maple syrup
  • ½tbsp soy sauce


  1. Heat the oven to 200C, 180C fan, 400F, gas 6. Line a wide, shallow baking sheet with foil, add the chicken, onion, sweet potato and pepper, season well and drizzle over the oil. Bake for 20 minutes.

  2. To make the marinade, mix all the ingredients together in a small jug.

  3. Remove the tray from the oven, add the chorizo, pour over the marinade and toss to coat. Turn the oven up to 240C, 220C fan, 475F, gas 9, and roast for a further 15 to 20 minutes, basting once or twice, or until sticky and cooked through.

Top Tip for making Sticky Chicken and Chorizo Traybake Roast

This is delicious served with a crunchy chicory salad dressed with a mustardy vinaigrette.