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Chicken roasted with wine, basil and capers

Lisa Featherby fast recipe for chicken roasted with wine, basil and capers.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
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Chicken roasted with wine, basil and capers


  • 2 chicken breasts, skin on and winglet bone in, halved diagonally
  • 125 ml dry white wine
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup finely chopped basil, plus extra leaves, to serve
  • 50 gm (¼ cup) salted capers, rinsed and drained
  • To serve: sliced heirloom tomatoes and Spanish onion rings dressed with a splash of white wine and extra-virgin olive oil


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    Preheat oven to 220C. Place chicken in a baking dish. Combine wine, oil, vinegar, garlic, mustard and basil in a bowl. Spoon onto chicken, season to taste and roast until chicken is golden brown and cooked through (20-25 minutes). Serve with tomato salad.
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