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michellebe Tue 23-May-06 07:34:42

any ideas? has anybody got any differant ideas for a change from roast chicken for a 3 and 10 year old thanks

GIGWIG Tue 23-May-06 09:02:32

Crush up a bag of plain crisps - can be the ones with no added salt - with some margarine/butter and some crushed garlic. Cover the chicken portions with the crisp mixture and bake in the oven - middle temparature, about 30 mins or so depending on size of chicken portions. May need to cover the chicken portions with foil towards the end. This tastes nice!

Coolmama Tue 23-May-06 09:11:52

Mix a little apricot jam with some hot water to make it a little more runny and coat chicken pieces with the mix - roast or grill as usual - gives a yummy crunchy skin and the chicken and apricot is a great mix - serve with salad or veg or whatever - great picnic idea too.

soundbites Tue 23-May-06 17:42:56

Nigella's suggestion (untested by me!):
4 chicken legs / portions
100ml apple juice
100ml natural yoghurt
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 clove garlic, minced

Marinate chicken portions in the mixture, then arrange on a rack over a roasting tin and cook at gas mark 6 / 200C for 35-40 mins, then gas mark 3 / 160C for another 20-25 mins. You can freeze the portions in their marinade and take them out to cook later.

jellyjelly Fri 26-May-06 09:13:56

what about honey garlic and soy, mixall together then marinade for a bit. Cut slashes in the flesh.

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