Food Recipes Roasted Chicken With Apples and Leeks 4.3 (432) 3 Reviews Roasting chicken with fruit adds a rich, caramelized sweetness to the bird. By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 28, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Miha Matei Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 55 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts This roasted chicken dish couldn't be easier. Just combine all ingredients in a roasting pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. There you have it: Dinner is served! Ingredients 4 small crisp apples (such as Empire or Braeburn), quartered 2 leeks (white and light green parts), halved crosswise and lengthwise 6 small sprigs fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons olive oil kosher salt and black pepper 8 small chicken thighs and drumsticks (4 of each, about 2 1/2 pounds total) Directions Heat oven to 400° F. In a large roasting pan, toss the apples, leeks, rosemary, oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and nestle, skin-side up, among the vegetables. Roast until the chicken is cooked through and the apples and leeks are tender, 40 to 45 minutes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 418 Calories 23g Fat 23g Carbs 31g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 418 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 105mg 35% Sodium 591mg 26% Total Carbohydrate 23g 8% Total Sugars 13g Protein 31g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.