Fabulous Sticky Chicken

A true family favourite and an ideal meal for busy moms. This dish serves 4 – 6 people.


  • 8 chicken pieces; thighs are good!
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 ml Coke Lite/Zero
  • 125 ml tomato sauce
  • 125 ml fruit chutney
  • 1 packet brown onion soup


  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C/ 160ºC fan/ Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place chicken pieces in an ovenproof dish and lightly season.
  3. In a large jug or bowl, mix all the other ingredients. Pour over the chicken pieces.
  4. Bake: for approximately 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Combination/Solar Dom: 200°C + 50% microwave, for 20 – 25 minutes. Microwave: Cook on 100% power for 15 – 18 minutes. Please note that chicken cooked in the oven will be stickier than microwaved chicken.
  5. Baste the chicken midway through cooking.
  6. Serve with brown rice, and a salad, or steamed vegetables.

• For an adult flavour: add 5 cm fresh ginger root, chopped; 3 cloves garlic, crushed; 1 small red chilli, finely sliced and 25 ml soy sauce. Sauté ginger, garlic and chilli in 15 ml cooking oil. Add in step 3.