A delicious oven baked herb roasted chicken and potatoes dish, seasoned with simple fresh herbs and lemons!
Would you like a simply delicious chicken recipe? that’s what this herb roasted chicken and potatoes is. Roasted chicken with a simple herb sauce tossed in with a few potatoes and sliced lemons. Simply delicious, simply easy, simply good, simply dinner.
There is minimum preparation required, minimum ingredients, and minimum clean up. But an elegant presentation and elegant feel to dinner, all done simply.
Often dinner at the Garrett household is rush, rush, rush. Tonight I chose to slow everything down and prepare a main dish that would be simply delicious and beautiful. Simply easy to give time to breathe after work. Simply dinner and simply family time. This simply roasted chicken took an hour to bake but once baking I could almost forget about it. And you know what, I felt a lot of peace before dinner, during dinner, and after dinner. Craig and I had time to share our day experiences before and during dinner. It was simply beautiful.
herb roasted chicken and potatoes
- 6 chicken tenders
- 4 medium yellow potatoes (scrubbed, chopped into 8 to 10 pieces each)
- 1 lemon (sliced thin)
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 TBS minced dried sage (or 2 fresh sage leaves - minced)
- 3 sprigs rosemary (minced)
- 3 sprigs thyme (minced)
- 3 garlic cloves (minced)
- 1 TBS yellow mustard
- 2 TBS olive oil
- 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
- 1/2 tsp pepper (or to taste)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees
- Spray a 9 x 13 roasting pan with cooking spray
- Lay the 6 chicken tenders in the roasting pan
- Sprinkle the potatoes throughout the pan
- Lay the lemon slices spread throughout the pan
- Mix the herbs, garlic, and mustard into the chicken broth
- Pour the chicken broth all over the chicken, potatoes, and lemon slices
- Drizzle the olive oil everything
- Sprinkle the salt and pepper over everything
- Bake for 30 minutes
- Raise oven temperature to 425 degrees
- Roast for 15 to 30 minutes until potatoes are fork tender and chicken is 165 degrees internally
- Serve, feel free to drizzle more herb sauce over the chicken and potatoes on your plate
What dinner is your favorite that is simple but elegant?