Roast chicken with fresh figs

    1 hour 15 min

    Chicken legs are roasted with figs, sliced plantain, red onion, garlic and balsamic vinegar for a delicious dinner party dish that is easy to prepare.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 large (about 1.2kg) chicken legs
    • 1/2 large red onion, chopped
    • 1 ripe plantain, sliced
    • 6 fresh figs, stems removed
    • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
    • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 4 tablespoons water

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 240 C / Gas 9.
    2. Place chicken legs in a large casserole dish. Arrange onion, plantain, figs and garlic around chicken legs and season with rosemary, salt and pepper.
    3. Whisk olive oil and balsamic vinegar together in a bowl; pour over chicken legs. Pour water into casserole dish.
    4. Place casserole dish in the preheated oven; reduce temperature to 170 C / Gas 3. Cook until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 1 hour.

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    This was tasty. I would definitely make it again. I was unable to find fresh figs this time of year; especially where we were this wknd- up in the mountains, so I used fresh apricots and it turned out lovely! good recipe.  -  05 Aug 2014  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    It was ok. It was not amazing but it wasn't bad either.  -  25 Jan 2015  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    It's so so so good you have to try it. IT WILL NOCK YOUR SOCKS OFFFFF  -  07 Sep 2014  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)