Oven Roasted Vegetables and Chicken

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Oven Roasted Vegetables and Chicken

With summer coming to a close and school starting up life is getting rather hectic if you ask me! The last thing I want to be worried about if what are we going to have for supper. I don’t want to have to come home from work and spend the entire night in the kitchen when I could be spending time with my family, that’s why I use ‘sheet’ baking! It’s a quick and easy and healthy way to cook supper for the whole family!

Its pretty simple you take some vegetables that your family enjoys, add some oil, spices, and chicken; place in the oven and voila supper is ready!

I normally make this meal in the oven but as we have had a summer of heat waves I’ve adapted the recipe to the BBQ because it was way too hot to have the oven going.

Ingredients:

  • 2lb chicken thighs/drums
  • 2 medium Country Magic yellow or red onions, cubed
  • 2 stalk celery, cubed
  • 4-6 Country Magic Potatoes white or red, cubed
  • 1 pint Country Magic grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley, chopped
  • dried herbs (thyme, rosemary, oregano etc.)

Carrots or any other favourite vegetables can be added to this recipe as well!

Country Magic New White Potatoes freshly dug potatoes in field

Oven roasted:

  1. Preheat oven to 425F
  2. Wash & prepare vegetables.
  3. Place vegetables in bottom of deep baking dish.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil & vinegar.
  5. Sprinkle with dried herbs, garlic, salt & pepper.
  6. Rub chicken with olive oil and season with salt and pepper or herbs of your choice
  7. Place chicken on top of vegetables
  8. Bake for 1 hour (until chicken is done)
  9. Remove chicken and let rest
  10. Stir vegetables*
  11. Garnish with parsley and serve

*Vegetables may need to be cooked slightly longer. Place back in oven ~10 minutes or until they are cooked to you liking.

BBQ:

  1. Prepare vegetables in wide strips or round “steaks”
  2. Toss vegetables in olive oil, vinegar, garlic, dried herbs, salt & pepper
  3. Rub chicken with salt & pepper or herbs of your choice**
  4. Place on BBQ in single layer (low setting)
  5. Cook for 20-30 minutes, flipping vegetables every 8-10 minutes
  6. Place chicken on BBQ (high setting)
  7. Cook for 20-25 minutes (until chicken is cooked through). Flip the chicken every 5 minutes, and the vegetables every 10 minutes.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

**I always use BBQ sauce on my chicken when cooking this way. Instead of using the dry rub, brush over your favorite BBQ sauce after flipping every time until done.

By |2018-08-28T19:18:10+00:00August 28th, 2018|Blog Posts|0 Comments
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