Lemon Chicken Skillet with Veggies and Potatoes

Chicken Skillet with Veggies and Potatoes

Lemon Chicken Skillet with Veggies and Potatoes

I love cooking with cast iron skillets because they are an ideal choice for meats and other foods that need high heat.  If you are cooking with healthy oils, onions, garlic, spices or peppers these skillets do wonders for transferring the flavors around.. potatoes are a testament to this as they hold in all of those flavors inside while the outside gets nice and crispy.  If it’s not too formal an occasion, I also like serving right from the skillet (as they often do in breakfast joints).  It makes it fun for the person eating (maybe you!).  Skillets also stay warm or even hot for quite a while (so be mindful not to serve it up when the skillet is too hot).

Below is one of my husband’s favorite recipes:  Lemon Chicken Skillet with Veggies and Potatoes.

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Lemon Chicken Skillet with Veggies and Potatoes
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • 2 Pieces Big of Bone In Chicken Breast
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Tablespoon of Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tablespoon of Virgin Olive Oil
  • Seasonings :
  • 2 Teaspoon of Kosher or Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of Onion Powder
  • 1 Clove of Garlic or 1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder minced
  • 1 Spring Fresh Rosemary
  • 1/3 cup of Vegetable or Chicken Broth Low Sodium
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • Pinch of Sugar
  • Extras :
  • Potatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Red Bell Pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  2. Place the chicken in a cast iron skillet, rub and massage with Butter, Lemon Juice, Kosher Salt, Onion Powder, Minced Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, Sugar.
  3. Add the Rosemary Spring and Chicken/Vegetable Broth.
  4. Transfer the skillet into the oven and roast until the Chicken is cooked for about 15 - 20 minutes. Set aside
  5. In same skillet, cook potatoes, zucchini , red bell pepper
  6. Drizzle the remaining juice over the vegetables.
  7. Serve and Enjoy

Cast Iron is also oven-safe and actually easy to clean. The best way to clean cast iron skillets are by hand, just use a soft sponge and warm water. Avoid detergents, liquid soaps and also refrain from using metal scouring pads as they can scratch, damage, and remove the layers of the skillet.  I try to clean the skillet when its still warm , simply use coarse salt and softly rub with sponge. Dry pat immediately.

 

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25 Comments

  • Reply Rachel @ Parenthood Highs and Lows Aug 13, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    That looks, and sounds absolutely delicious, and so simple as well. Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Claudette P. Esterine Aug 14, 2015 at 12:14 am

    Oh my lord, that looks so good!!!! Must try!

  • Reply Melody Pittman Aug 14, 2015 at 12:41 am

    This looks delicious. I am always looking for cast iron skillet recipes, so fun to cook with.

  • Reply bobo chow Aug 14, 2015 at 2:04 am

    Looks so yummy! I will try to cook

  • Reply dirtandnoise Aug 14, 2015 at 3:37 am

    Yum. This looks and sounds delicious. I will have to try it. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Reply Elizabeth O. Aug 14, 2015 at 7:11 am

    How was the black bean rice? The chicken looks delish! I’d love to try and remake this dish.

  • Reply ronleyba (@ronley_ph) Aug 14, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    This looks really delicious. So love this!

  • Reply Ourfamilyworld Aug 14, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    That looks so tasty! I love that there are a lot of veggies in this dish.

  • Reply Lindsay Aug 14, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Just found tonight’s dinner! Thanks!

  • Reply Jonathan Key Aug 14, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Going to show this to the wife for us to try out this weekend! This looks yummy!

  • Reply Quin B Aug 15, 2015 at 12:22 am

    When a recipe is fun, I find that I don’t mind making the dish. This one looks like it would be great to make and delicious too.

  • Reply Julia Aug 15, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Sinziana Romanescu Aug 25, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Chicken and vegetables + potatoes are one of my favorite meat meals! Your recipe looks delicious!

  • Reply Michelle Liew Aug 25, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    Sounds simple and delicious…….willl give it a try!

  • Reply Shann Eva Aug 25, 2015 at 4:20 pm

    I haven’t tried this yet, but it’s in my meal plan. I need to get everything ready since school starts next week. Busy, busy, busy. Thanks again for the recipe.

  • Reply Jasmine Espinal Aug 25, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    This looks amazing!! Simple, healthy meals like this are my favorite!

  • Reply linzwwhite Aug 25, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Looks amazing. I had to pin it!

  • Reply sicorra Aug 25, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Your recipe looks sooooooo good! I love cast iron skillets, but now we have a glass stove top so I can’t use one anymore. Sure miss it though.

  • Reply Claudette Esterine Aug 26, 2015 at 1:26 am

    This looks very, very tasty!

  • Reply Robin (Masshole Mommy) Aug 26, 2015 at 2:24 am

    This sounds like a fabulous dinner. I really like that it includes red pepper, too.

  • Reply rochkirstin Aug 26, 2015 at 5:09 am

    We also love cooking with cast iron skillets but washing and cleaning it only requires more care. It’s a good investment piece to have in the kitchen.

  • Reply Jason Young Aug 26, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    Just had a similar dish to this one last week. It was delicious.

  • Reply Liz Mays Aug 26, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    Lemon chicken sounds like such a wonderful dish to serve when guests come over! Yummy!

  • Reply victoria Aug 26, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Sounds delicious! perfect for our family dinner my hubby would surely love this. thanks for sharing the recipe

  • Reply Alison Aug 27, 2015 at 5:01 am

    This sounds and looks delicious – I love cast iron cooking too!

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