Thursday 5 July 2018

Mediterranean Chicken Casserole in Oven

It's a simple dish, but has got loads of flavour and straight forward to cook. There is something in the casserole for everyone. Mediterranean flavour add wonders, the apricot, the olives, Ras-el-hanout, Greek yogurt, its packed with oomph.
Chicken Casserole in Oven


Chicken - 1 medium or 8 leg pcs
Lemon - 1
Olive Oil 
Ginger paste - 1 teaspoon
Onion - 2 medium

Greek Yoghurt - 1 cup
Olive -5-7 pitted
Garlic Cloves - 5
Potatoes (small) -4
Cherry Tomato - 5
Dried Apricot - 5
Almonds - 7-8
Cinnamon stick - 1
Ras-el-Hanout - 3 teaspoon
Paprika - 1 teaspoon
Salt (to taste)

Chicken Casserole in Oven

  1. Marinate chicken in lemon juice for 5-7 hours
  2. Microwave dried apricot in half a cup of water
  3. Fry chicken in 2 tablespoons of olive oil, with whole spices and ginger garlic paste
  4. Rub olive oil on sides of the oven dish
  5. Add chicken to the oven dish
  6. Fry onion in oil, add to chicken
  7. Add greek yoghurt,  garlic cloves, potatoes, cherry tomato, apricot, almond, cinnamon stick, ras el hanout, paprika and salt
  8. Cover with silver foil and bake for an hour
  9. Remove from oven, check if cooked else oven for another 15 minutes
  10. Remove the silver foil and grill for 5-7 minutes to get the crispy look