Baked chicken with Courgettes

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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Joints of chicken liberally spread with parsley butter are oven-roasted, with courgettes added to the pan. Small new potatoes scrubbed and left in their skins are very good used instead of or in addition to the courgettes. This is an easy-to-make summer recipe that is perfect for lunch.


  • 4 chicken joints
  • salt and freshly milled pepper
  • 50–75 g/2–3 oz</


Place the chicken pieces in a buttered shallow roasting tin or baking dish. Choose one big enough to take both chicken and vegetables. Season the chicken with the salt and freshly milled pepper. Cream the butter until soft, then beat in the chopped parsley and lemon juice. Spread the parsley butter generously over the chicken joints. Place in the centre of a moderate oven (180 °C., 350 °F., Gas