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Lemony turmeric potato and chicken traybake

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 1x


An easy traybake that’s bursting with flavour!

Syns: 1 per portion


  • 450 g bag Tesco Jersey Royal New Potatoes
  • 34 chicken breasts (3 large, or 4 smaller, diced into large chunks)
  • 1 red pepper (deseeded and chopped)
  • 1 red onion (cut up roughly)
  • 2 lemons (zested and juiced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed or finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • handful fresh coriander (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the turmeric, cumin seeds, nigella seeds and lemon zest
  3. Mix the lemon juice, garlic and olive oil into the spice mix
  4. Chop the Tesco Jersey Royal New Potatoes into halves/thirds (depending on size) to create roughly even sized potato chunks
  5. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the chopped potatoes, chicken chunks, onion, pepper and coriander
  6. Stir through the lemony spice mix thoroughly, and then season with salt & pepper
  7. Spread out evenly into a deep baking tray, and bake for 50 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time
  8. Serve up with green veg such as spinach, rocket, asparagus and green beans


This is beautiful with some mango chutney served on the side, and some hot sauce for any chilli fans!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes