Provence Chicken with Cannellini Beans by Oreke xx


This is one of those recipes that proves that comfort food can really be healthy. The Chicken and beans make this a protein packed meal, The Olive oil is loaded with antioxidants and healthy fats

Chicken thigh and drumsticks – 750g

Coarse sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Balsamic Vinegar – 3tbs

Olive oil – 3tbs

Dried herbes de Provence – 2tsp

The zest of 1 lemon

Garlic – 5 cloves

Leek – 4

Bay leaves – 4

Cannellini beans – 1 tin 400g

 In a bowl mix chicken, salt, black pepper, vinegar,1 tbs oil, herbes, lemon zet and galic set aside for a few hours or over night.  Set your over to 200C .Place the rest of the oil in a cast iron pot when it heats up add the chicken without dressing skin down cook until brown on both sides turning over. Add the dressing, chopped leeks, bay leaves and beans stir for a few minutes then add 700ml of water. Transfer pot to a pre heated oven cover and cook  for 1 hour add beans after 30mins of dish being in the oven. You can drizzle a little bit more olive oil when serving. Till next time xx