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Baked Chicken with Vegetables and Wild Rice

a plate of roasted chicken breast, roasted veggies, and wild rice served with two lemon wedges

5 from 2 reviews

This chicken and roasted veggie dinner (served alongside wild rice) is so simple, healthy, and really, really yummy.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup dried wild rice
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 ½ teaspoons fine sea salt, divided
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, core removed and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ½ red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into coins

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Make the wild rice according to the package instructions.
  3. While the rice cooks, place the chicken breast on one of the sheet pans. Rub it with a ½ tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle it with a ½ teaspoon of the salt.
  4. Spread out the cherry tomatoes, asparagus, bell pepper, red onion, and carrots on a separate sheet pan and toss with a ½ tablespoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. If you don’t have enough room on your sheet pan for all of the veggies, simply split them between 2!
  5. Transfer the sheet pans to the oven and bake for 40 minutes, until the tomatoes have burst, the vegetables have wilted, and the chicken is cooked to 165°F.
  6. Once the chicken is out of the oven, let it cool slightly, then thinly slice it.
  7. Serve the sliced chicken with the roasted veggies and wild rice alongside. Enjoy!

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