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Sheet Pan Lemon Oregano Chicken Dinner

Chicken dinner just got easier and tastier! The perfect make ahead meal with vibrant citrus and herbaceous flavors. Your family will love it! 

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Renata

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 lb chicken pieces such as thighs and drumsticks extra fat trimmed off
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and diced in 1" chunks
  • 1 medium head of broccoli cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 large lemon

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 deg F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano.
  3. To a large rimmed sheet pan, add the chicken pieces, sweet potatoes and broccoli florets.
  4. Pour over the oil and seasoning mixture, and toss with the chicken and vegetables. Make sure everything is well coated with the seasonings.

  5. Roast in a preheated oven for about 30 mins, till the chicken is golden brown and crispy, potatoes are cooked through and the broccoli floret tips are toasted and caramelized.
  6. Gently squeeze half a lemon over the chicken and vegetables, taking care not to drop any seeds.
  7. Serve with quinoa or a green salad, plus extra lemon wedges for an added burst of citrusy flavor.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: Chicken pieces such as thighs and drumsticks will render more fat during the cooking process. This fat can be drained off the sheet pan prior to serving, or the meal transferred to another dish.