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Dijon-Roasted Chicken And Carrots

This Dijon Roasted Chicken And Carrots meal is the perfect weeknight meal - it's fast, healthy, family-pleasing, and delicious.
Categories Easy Dinner
Difficulty Easy
Keyword chicken and carrot recipe, chicken and carrots, chicken carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 591 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 chicken thighs can also use chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice approx.1 lemon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 8 large carrots at an angle, sliced on the bias

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat a large, oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chicken thighs, dijon mustard, lemon juice, kosher salt, pepper, and dried thyme and mix to evenly coat the chicken.
  4. Add the chicken to the hot skillet and cook for 6-8 minutes until well-browned. Flip the chicken over, turn off heat, and add the carrots on and around the chicken in the pan.
  5. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast for 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (when pierced with fork, juices run clear and not reddish-pink).
  6. Carefully remove from oven and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Dijon-Roasted Chicken And Carrots
Amount Per Serving (1 meal)
Calories 591 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 221mg74%
Sodium 940mg39%
Potassium 934mg27%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 24233IU485%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.