If you’re looking for a quick, easy and delicious meal then look no further! This sheet pan chicken dinner will have your family begging for seconds.
Save this to your Pinterest board because this is going to become a regular meal on your weekly menu. It’s super-easy to customize and even works for meal prep.
And if you have lots of chicken and want new ways to cook it, try making this chicken pot pie recipe. It has a creamy sauce and a flaky crust – and is the perfect thing to break up dinnertime boredom.
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It’s full of all the good stuff: meat, veggies and a delicious sauce!
If you are used to organizing your meals on a weekly menu, then this should go on it. Even if you don’t have all the ingredients, it’s really easy to swap and use whatever you have on hand. The entire recipe is in the printable recipe card at the bottom. First, I’m going to share a bit more information about it.
How To Make Easy Sheet Pan Chicken
This planning may seem long and daunting, but it will keep you on track for your budget and health. It helps you cook at home and not order take-out too.
The best thing about sheet pan dinners is their simplicity. You only have to use one pan – so clean-up is a breeze too.
Kitchen Tools Needed:
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Chicken or Vegetable Broth
- Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
- Dried Rosemary
- Dried Thyme
- Baby Potatoes
- White Onion
Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner Tips
These tips will help you make the perfect dinner every single time. If you have additional questions, please leave them in the comments.
Watch The Cooking Times Of Vegetables
When you whip-up sheet pan dinners, it’s important to keep cooking times in mind. Certain veggies roast faster than others. Be sure to start with harder veggies like potatoes and carrots (along with your meats, of course!).
Use Different Types Of Meat
Chicken and potatoes are a classic pair. If you have pork chops, you can bake those instead. Use your favorite type of meat. Just make sure that no matter which type of meat you use, you always check the internal temperature with an instant-read food thermometer. This way, you will know it is fully cooked.
Use Parchment Paper
Don’t forget to use parchment paper. You could also use aluminum foil. Either way, cover up the baking sheet. This will save you so much time after dinner because you won’t have to scrub the baking sheet. Some of the veggies and even the meat like to stick to the tray.
Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner with Potatoes and Asparagus
- baking sheet
- 2 tbsp butter melted
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1/3 cup chicken or vegetable broth
- 4 cloves of garlic minced
- 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1.5 lbs. yellow baby potatoes wash and dried
- 1 medium-sized white onion
- 10-12 asparagus stems wash and dried
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a medium-sized bowl, mix together melted butter, olive oil, broth and minced garlic. Set aside.
- Place chicken breasts in the centre of lined baking sheet. Surround chicken breasts with potatoes.
- Pour sauce evenly over chicken and potatoes and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
- As the chicken and potatoes bake, chop onions and chop stems off from each asparagus stem.
- Once time is up, remove chicken and potatoes from the oven. Flip chicken over. Add onions and asparagus on the baking sheet, surrounding the chicken and potatoes.
- Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
- Remove from oven and serve.
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