Chicken in Sauce du Jardin and seasonal vegetables


20 minutes


45 min. 425°F





  • 1 pack of chicken drumsticks (12 drumsticks or 1.5kg)
  • 2 tsp. Cajun Spice Blend
  • 2 tbsp. Tunisia olive oil
  • 1 Onion, roughly chopped
  • Assorted vegetables: carrots, potatoes, parsnips, etc.
  • 1 jar Mild or spicy Sauce du Jardin
  • 2 or 3 sprigs of thyme for vegetables


Step 1 : Vegetables

  • Roughly chop your vegetables and onion then place in a bowl.
  • Add the Tunisian olive oil.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper, and add the thyme.
  • Add the cajun spices.
  • Mix well and arrange your vegetables on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.

Step 2 : Chicken

  • Put the chicken in a large bowl.
  • Pour the Sauce du Jardin and mix with the chicken.
  • Arrange the chicken on top of the vegetables and bake at 425°F for 45 minutes, turning the thighs over halfway through cooking.


A full-bodied red wine from the Languedoc region will do nicely, and I personally pair it with a Costière de Nîmes.

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