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Sticky lemon chicken

Sticky lemon chicken


Once cooked, both the chicken and cabbage freeze really well - just add mash for a delicious meal made in advance

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2146kj 511kcal
  • Fat
    Low 22%
  • Saturates
    Low 28%
  • Sugar
    Low 22%
  • Salt
    Low 22%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 49g


  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Co-op wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tbsp dry or medium sherry (optional)
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Co-op clear honey
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
  • 2 Co-op British chicken breasts
  • 200g Co-op British red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 Co-op British apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 400g pack Co-op mashed potato


  1. Preheat the oven to 220℃/fan 200℃/Gas 7
  2. Heat the lemon juice, mustard, sherry, if using, 2 tbsp of the honey and the oil in a small pan until simmering
  3. Put the chicken on a baking tray, make 3 cuts in the top of each breast, then pour over the sauce, turning to coat
  4. Roast for 25 mins, basting halfway through
  5. Meanwhile, put the cabbage in a pan along with the apple, cinnamon, cider vinegar and the rest of the honey
  6. Top up with boiling water until the cabbage is just covered, and simmer, lid on, for 25 mins
  7. Heat the mash according to the pack instructions, drain the cabbage and serve alongside the chicken

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