Healthy Sheet Pan Chicken

Healthy Sheet Pan Chicken Sweet Potato and Broccoli
Healthy Sheet Pan Chicken Sweet Potato and Broccoli

Healthy one-pan chicken, sweet potatoes, and broccoli oven-roasted to perfection! This quick one-pan dish is packed full of flavory and is GREAT for meal prepping too!

Aren’t sheet pan dinners just the best? I love how convenient and easy they are and when they taste as good as this Roasted chicken with Root Vegetables does it makes me even more of a believer in one pan meals.

Cuisine:American

 Keyword: baked, chicken, easy, one pan

 Prep Time: 10 minutes

 Cook Time :30 minutes

 Total Time: 37 minutes

 Servings: 4 servings

 Calories: 478kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 medium chicken breasts (pounded thin)
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning (or taco seasoning)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or lime)
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes (diced)
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper and set aside.
  1. Place diced sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, drizzle with a light layer of oil and drizzle of salt & pepper. Bake for 15 minutes.
  2. While the sweet potatoes are baking, combine the chicken, seasoning, garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Mix until the chicken is fully coated with spices.
  3. Remove sweet potatoes from the oven and add chicken and broccoli to the same pan (keep sweet potatoes in the pan). If the pan is too small, split them into two pans. Drizzle the broccoli with a  light layer of olive oil and salt & pepper.
  4. Return sheet pan to the oven and bake another 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Turn on the broiler to high and broil for 2-3 minutes or until the chicken is golden (optional step).
  5. To Meal-Prep: allow the chicken to cool for at least 5-10 minutes before cutting. Cut into slices and divide chicken and veggies into 4 meal prep containers. Re-heat in the microwave for 2 minutes on high or until steaming.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 1652mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 21227IU | Vitamin C: 89mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 3mg

This sheet pan Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables is destined to become a go-to weeknight meal and I just can’t get enough of it!

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