When you’re short on time, but want to eat a well-balanced diet, cooking healthy 30-minute meals is the way to go. To make life simple for you this season, here’s a Sweet & Savory Roasted Chicken recipe that tastes as good as it looks. Plus, with lean protein, heart-healthy olive oil, and nutrient-rich veggies, it’s one of the best healthy meals to whip up in just 30 minutes (plus a few minutes of prep time).
Sweet & Savory Roasted Chicken Ingredients
- 2 Chicken Breasts
- 6 Fresh Garlic Cloves (minced)
- 1/2 Yellow Onion (chopped)
- Black Pepper
- Pink Himalayan Salt
- Ground Cumin Powder
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Sweet Potatoes (Canned Yams)
Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 450ºF and line a baking sheet with a piece of aluminum foil.
Step 2: Coat chicken breasts with EVOO, black pepper, sea salt, and ground cumin.
TIP: The RivSalt sea salt tool is great, as it enables you to grate as much sea salt as you need. It comes with a wood stand, stainless steel grater, and Pink Himalayan Salt. Plus, it adds a modern look to your kitchen counter.
Step 3: Using a sharp knife (our favorites are the professional-quality Global Knives), chop the onion.
Step 4: Place the seasoned chicken and chopped onion on the baking sheet.
Step 5: Mince fresh garlic.
Step 6: Sprinkle the minced garlic on top of the chicken breasts.
Step 7: Place cut sweet potatoes around the pan.
Step 8: Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle seasonings on the remaining vegetables for extra flavor.
Step 9: Place the baking sheet in the oven for 30 minutes. At the 20-minute mark, use tongs to flip over the chicken breasts and vegetables one time. Place back in the oven for the remaining 10 minutes.
Step 10: Serve immediately and enjoy!
TIP: When the dish is fully cooked, the roasted chicken should be tender and appear white (when cut into) and the onion should be softened.
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