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7 Spice Sumac Chicken

Lebanese Chicken

Seven spice and sumac chicken with potatoes and carrots

Course Main Course
Cuisine Lebanese
Keyword Chicken, Child friendly, Quick and Easy
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3-4 large chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp 7 spice
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 2 tbsp regular olive oil
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 3 medium potatoes roughly chopped
  • 1-2 carrots sliced


  1. Wash and sprinkle the chicken with salt, add to a bowl.
  2. Add the 7 spice, sumac and olive oil and rub well into the chicken, making sure to spread the marinade under the skin.
  3. Leave to marinade in the fridge for at least an hour, preferably over night.
  4. When you are ready to roast, heat the oven to 200°C fan.
  5. Prep the veg, sprinkle with salt and add to the chicken bowl and mix around in the spices.
  6. Lay out the chicken and veg in a roasting pan, preferably non stick.
  7. Roast for 20 mins at 200°C, and 40 mins at 170°C. Turn the chicken half way.
  8. Serve with optional salad or rice.