Easy Recipes: Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, Asparagus and Lemon Recipe
Such a quick and easy dinner recipe that looks and tastes delicious. My husband likes to add Ranch Dressing to his. What can I say, he eats Ranch on everything.
Yield: 4
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  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes, skins on, cut into 1" pieces
  • 6 Tbls butter, melted
  • 1 Tbl olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 bunch asparagus (1 pound), trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Place potatoes and half the butter and olive oil in a roasting pan; toss to coat, then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Roast, tossing once, about 10-15 minutes (just until potatoes start to turn golden)
  4. Cut each chicken breast into 3 pieces. Season all of the pieces salt and pepper. Place the chicken on top of the potatoes
  5. Roast for about 20 minutes or until the chicken begins to brown.
  6. Toss the cut asparagus with the remaining melted butter. Salt and pepper.
  7. Add the asparagus, lemon, and thyme to the roasting pan.
  8. Roast until the asparagus is tender (5-15 minutes) and chicken is opaque
  9. Serve the chicken, vegetables, and lemon drizzled the juices from the pan.