Cooktop Cove: This eye-grabbing roast chicken recipe is as easy as it is healthy
Roast chicken is a highly versatile dish -- you can pair it with just about any vegetable or spice, depending on what you're craving in the moment. What's even better is that preparation can take as little as 10 minutes when you roast the chicken and vegetables together in the same pan! What's not to love about a nutritious, healthy meal that you can whip together in a matter of minutes?
Jennifer from Show Me The Yummy
came up with this wonderful roast chicken recipe that uses a delectable rosemary marinade on both the chicken and vegetables. She suggest marinating the chicken ahead of time, which would certainly give it a boost of flavor, however, anyone in a rush could skip the marinading step and jump straight into roasting!
The ingredients you'll need are listed below:
-1 and ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
-1 pound butternut squash, peeled and cubed
-1 (8 oz) package white mushrooms, left whole
-4 oz brussels sprouts, halved
-3 carrots, peeled and coined
-1 yellow onion, chopped
-½ cup apple cider vinegar
-¼ cup olive oil
-2 tablespoons honey
-2 cloves garlic, pressed
-1 teaspoon dijon
-¼ teaspoon salt
-¼ teaspoon pepper
-1 teaspoon dried thyme
-1 teaspoon dried rosemary
While many of you have probably roasted plenty of chicken before, you'll have to give this recipe a shot because of the exceptional marinade/dressing -- it really does add a spectacular touch! Head on over to Show Me The Yummy for full, detailed instruction on how to recreate this recipe
Look at that absolutely gorgeous spread of vegetables!
When it's finished, this dish is as much a feast for your eyes as it is for your belly.
Do you ever marinade your roast chicken like this? What are your favorite vegetables to pair with? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below and be sure to share this recipe idea if you loved it as much as we did!
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