Pieces of baked honey and coriander glazed chicken are complimented by a fresh salad made with tomatoes and cucumbers, onion and feta.


  • For the chicken

  • 80ml (3fl oz) clear honey

  • 4 tsp coriander seeds, coarsely ground

  • 4 tsp fennel seeds

  • 2 tbsp grated fresh root ginger

  • 4 chicken thighs

  • 4 chicken legs

  • salt and pepper

  • For the Shopska salad

  • 3 large tomatoes, cut into cubes

  • 1 cucumber, cut into cubes

  • 1 green pepper, cut into cubes

  • 6 spring onions, roughly chopped

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar

  • 150g (5oz) Feta cheese

  • 10 olives

  • Small bunch parsley, finely chopped


  • For the chicken:

  • 1.

    Pre-heat the oven to 200C/390F/Gas Mark 6.

  • 2.

    First make the glaze by combining the honey, coriander, fennel and ginger.

  • 3.

    Season the chicken with salt and pepper and place skin down in a very hot sauté pan to brown for about 2-3 minutes.

  • 4.

    Turn over and brush with the glaze.

  • 5.

    Transfer to the oven and cook for a further 20 to 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

  • 6.

    Serve with haricot bean puree or just with simple summer salad.

  • For the Shopska salad:

  • 1.

    Mix together the cucumber, spring onion, pepper and tomato in a large bowl.

  • 2.

    Pile up the mixture in a salad dish.

  • 3.

    Drizzle with the olive oil and vinegar.

  • 4.

    Grate over the feta cheese to form of a "snow cap".

  • 5.

    Garnish with the olives and the parsley.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 1422kj
  • Fat Total 99g
  • Saturated Fat 29g
  • Protein 89g
  • Carbohydrate 41g
  • Sugar 30g
  • Sodium 1979mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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