Recipe Tip: Chicken with Ginger & Preserved Lemons

Recipe Tip: Chicken with Ginger & Preserved Lemons

Top Recipe for 4 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. A simple poultry dish, with delicious citrus flavours, that will make you want to fly off to the Mediterranean.



    1. Step 1

      Separate the chicken legs at the joint. Mix onion, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, chilli powder and saffron with salt and pepper to a marinade.
    2. Step 2

      Mix the chicken pieces with the marinade in a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight or for 15 hours.
    3. Step 3

      In the meantime, clean the beans and cut into pieces. Wash and halve the potatoes. Cut the lemons into slices.
    4. Step 4

      Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan oven 160°C).
    5. Step 5

      Heat olive oil in a roasting pan and fry the chicken pieces in it. Add the potato halves and lemons, sprinkle with half the thyme and pour in the stock. Then let everything braise in the preheated oven, covered, for 40 minutes, turning the meat from time to time. Add the beans and olives and simmer for another 15 to 20 minutes.
    6. Step 6

      Sprinkle with remaining thyme and serve.