Skillet Lemon Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

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A hearty chicken dish perfect for a rainy day! Bright with lemon to keep your evening fresh!

Healthy meals can also be filling meals, and this skillet lemon chicken with roasted vegetables is one of them. Chicken is a fantastic source of lean protein, and the root vegetables in this dish are great sources of fiber. Protein and fiber are both important for maintaing a healthy weight. They also help keep you full.

This dish isn’t only healthy–it’s tasty, too! Lemon, rosemary, garlic, and onion are richly flavorful, and they add zest to otherwise plain chicken. If you like, you can make a large batch and enjoy the leftovers for lunch later in the week. This dish is so yummy, we think you’ll probably want to do just that!

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Skillet Lemon Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

This chicken dish is great for any day of the week with fresh and bright ingredients.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 chicken breast and 1/2 cup vegetables
Course Dinner
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 16 to 24 ounces boneless and skinless chicken breasts 4 pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 red onion small, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 Idaho potatoes medium, peeled and diced medium
  • 1 red bell pepper diced large
  • 3 carrots medium, peeled and diced medium
  • 2 parsnips peeled and diced medium
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In an oven-safe skillet heat the olive oil on medium heat. Add the chicken, garlic, and onions and cook until the chicken and onions are lightly browned. It's ok if the chicken is not cooked all the way, it will finish in the oven.
  • Add the potato, carrots, parsnip, chicken broth, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil then place in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • After the 15 minutes is up, stir in the lemon zest and juice. Return to the oven and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1chicken breast and 1/2 cup vegetables | Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 436mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 10g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly

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Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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