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Chicken and mandarin tray bake

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Craving a winter warmer? Whip up our Chicken and mandarin tray bake recipe. It’s a tasty and hearty dish that’s perfect for chilly weeknights. You’ll love the added sweetness from the mandarins. Delicious!

  • Serves4
  • Cook time35 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Chicken and mandarin tray bake


  • 500g Kent pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 5cm pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 1½ tbs sesame oil
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 4 Coles Australian RSPCA Approved Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 500g broccoli, cut into florets
  • ½ small red cabbage, cut into wedges
  • 4 mandarins, unpeeled, sliced crossways
  • Coles Bakery Ciabatta Rolls, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 220°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Step 2

    Place the pumpkin and unpeeled garlic on the prepared tray. Drizzle with 2 tsp of the oil. Bake for 10 mins.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce, crushed garlic, honey and 2 tsp of the remaining sesame oil in a bowl. Add the chicken and turn to coat.
  4. Step 4

    Add the broccoli, cabbage and half the mandarin to the tray. Drain the chicken, reserving the marinade. Place the chicken over the pumpkin mixture. Place the remaining mandarin slices over the chicken, overlapping slightly. Drizzle vegetables with reserved marinade and remaining oil. Bake for 20-25 mins or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Serve with the bread rolls.