Cheesy Chilli Chicken Recipe

I like lashing a load of grub in the oven on any days I have off work, and crack on with what ever I need to do –  this dish is one of my favourites.

A sauce that takes 10 minutes, and the oven really does the rest for you.

chilli chicken recipe

Cheesy Chilli Chicken


  • Selection of chicken legs, thighs and drumsticks.
  • Carton of Passatta
  • Heaped Tablespoon of paprika
  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • 3 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Tablespoon Dried Thyme
  • Salt & Pepper
  •  Garnish
  • Parsley
  • Red Chilli
  • Low-fat Cheese.


1) Place the chicken in 2 glass pyrex dishes, all laying flat and not overlapping.

2) To a pan add all the ingredients listed above (after the chicken) at once to a pan.

3) Simmer on a low heat, for around 15 minutes. Stirring occasionally.

4) Pour the sauce over the chicken in each pyrex dish.

5) Add to an oven 180°C or Gas Mark 4 for around half an hour.

6) After half an hour baste the chicken with the sauce and a spoon, and put back in oven for another 30 minutes.

7) Slice some chilli, parsley and grate some cheese. (Optional). Sprinkle over, and ta da.

The whole pan of sauce is 4 Smart Points, (Weight Watchers) and point the chicken and cheese accordingly.

What is your favourite dish that is really quick in preparing, easy and super tasty?