Sheet Pan Mediterranean Chicken
 
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Sheet pan Mediterranean Chicken + Veggies- This quick and easy Mediterranean chicken dinner is packed serious flavor, protein and healthy colorful veggies. Everything cooks on one sheet pan. Ready in 30 mins. Perfect for Meal Prep. {Whole 30, Clean Eating, Low Carb, Grain-free}
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Recipe type: Main Dish, Sheet Pan Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (or avocado oil)
  • 2 lemons
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ lbs. chicken thighs, boneless & skinless
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large zucchini, sliced into half-moons
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup cherry/grape tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • ⅓ cup Kalamata olives, pitted (and/or green olives)
  • Fresh dill or parsley (optional) Optional
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Cooked rice, for serving (optional) (opt for cauliflower rice for Whole 30, Low Carb and Grain Free )
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl combine olive oil, 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice ( approx.juice of one small lemon),garlic, oregano, paprika and salt and pepper, to taste. Brush both sides of chicken thighs with mixture and place on baking sheet, leaving space around each chicken thigh for vegetables.
  3. Add bell peppers, zucchini, cauliflower, tomatoes and onion to sheet pan( in a single layer) and drizzle with remaining olive oil mixture . Toss to lightly coat. (Drizzle additional olive oil if necessary)
  4. Slice remaining lemon and nestle lemon slices around veggies. Bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165F and vegetables are cooked. Drain off any liquid (released from veggies when cooking) and add olives, fresh dill (if using) and a squeeze of lemon. Sprinkle with salt & pepper ,to taste.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ of recipe ( Chicken + veggies) Calories: 234 Fat: 14.5 g Saturated fat: 1.9 g Carbohydrates: 10.7 g Sugar: 5.4 g Sodium: 265.9 mg Fiber: 2.6 g Protein: 18.6 g Cholesterol: 71.6 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at https://www.simplehealthykitchen.com/sheet-pan-mediterranean-chicken/