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Lemony Chicken and Potatoes

Sweet potatoes and Yukon Golds join forces as a side dish to poultry in this easy sheet pan meal.

Serves 4
Ready in 45 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 35 mins
489 calories per serving


> 1 lemon
> 1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
> 1 lb sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
> 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
> 2 tsp garlic powder, divided
> 4 (about 1 1/2 lbs) small boneless, skinless chicken breasts, patted dry
> 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley


Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment. Grate 2 tsp zest from the lemon (reserving lemon for later).
Toss the Yukon and sweet potatoes with 2 tbsp oil and 1 tsp garlic powder. Arrange on baking sheet, spreading around edges. Season with salt.
Rub the chicken with lemon zest, remaining 1 tbsp oil, and remaining 1 tsp garlic powder. Place in center of prepared pan and season with salt and pepper. Place in oven and bake 30–35 min., until chicken is cooked and potatoes are tender.
To serve, squeeze juice from lemon on chicken and potatoes. Garnish with the parsley.

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