Roasted Chicken and Spiced Butternut Squash

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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This one-pan wonder couldn’t be easier to prepare. Spiced chunks of vibrant butternut squash are roasted alongside chicken pieces, which allows the flavours to meld together and saves on the washing up! This is sure to become a firm family favourite.

recipe updated Feb 7, 2019


  • Chicken quarters icon
    Chicken quarters
    as needed
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Butternut squash icon
    Butternut squash
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    x ½
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
  • Paprika icon
    ½ tsp
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    2 tbsp
  • Sugar snap peas icon
    Sugar snap peas
    2⅛ cups


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Plate

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside butternut squash: coarsely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside fresh chili: coarsely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside fresh sage: coarsely chopped
  4. Pre-heat
  5. Get a clean large roasting dish
  6. Add chicken quarters
  7. Season with salt & pepper
  8. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  9. Add prepared butternut squash
  10. Add olive oil
  11. Add prepared fresh chili
  12. Add cumin seeds
  13. Add ground coriander
  14. Add paprika
  15. Add prepared fresh sage
  16. Toss until well combined
  17. Arrange mixture in large roasting dish loosely
  18. Cook for 30min until golden brown
  19. Add sugar snap peas
  20. Roast for 10min
  21. Transfer content of large roasting dish to 2 plates
  22. Serve immediately
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