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Chicken Drumstick, Orange and Thyme Casserole

Gluten Free Dairy Free Nut Free

Chicken is an easy meat for young children. This recipe combines the sweet flavours of thyme, apricot and orange with chicken and sweet vegetables to create a flavoursome dish that the whole family can enjoy. For babies, you can  remove the bones and puree the chicken and veggies.



4 chicken drumsticks or thighs
1 leek, finely sliced
1 cup corn kernels
½ butternut pumpkin, medium sized slices
1 whole broccoli, chopped into small pieces
Juice of two oranges
4 apricots, dried and sulphur-free
1 clove of garlic, chopped finely
2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or chopped finely
2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil
500ml chicken stock, low sodium or home-made chicken broth (salt-free for babies)
4 sprigs of fresh thyme
Celtic sea salt to taste (if necessary)
Cracked black pepper to taste
1. Heat oil in large pot or pan.
2. Add leeks garlic and ginger and stir-fry until soft.
3. Add drumsticks and fry until brown on the outside.
4. Add stock, chopped pumpkin, corn kernels, broccoli, apricots,thyme, and orange juice and bring to boil.
5. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for an hour on medium heat.

Add additional drumsticks, thighs or wings as the recipe can handle more.

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