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Lemon Lime Thyme Chicken

Lemon Lime Thyme Chicken

 

 

 

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 40 minutes

Total Time 55 minutes

Calories:  531

Serving 6

Major Key:

  1. This pan is a one pan wonder.  You can swap out these vegetables for most any that you love.

GROCERY LIST

 

Produce

1 lb. baby carrots

1 lb. asparagus

2 bell peppers (whichever color you prefer)

1/2 lb. potatoes

1 garlic bulb

2 lemons

1 lime

1 bunch of cilantro or parsley (optional)

Small container of fresh thyme

Poultry

6 bone-in chicken thighs

Dairy

1 stick of butter

 

Spices

Tastic original

Honey

 

Ingredients

Cooking spray

6 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs

6 tablespoons of butter , softened

tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons of fresh thyme leaves , chopped

the zest of 2 lemons and 1 lime

2 teaspoons of minced garlic

Tastic Spice to taste*

1 lb of asparagus stalked, ends cut off

2 peppers, sliced into strips

1 lb of baby carrots , peeled and halved lengthwise (can also use regular carrots that are halved and cut into 3-4 inch pieces)

1/2  lb of small new potatoes , halved

Optional garnishes: chopped parsley , coarse salt, lemon slices

 

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Combine the butter, honey, thyme, lemon zest and garlic in a bowl; add Tastic spice to taste and mix until thoroughly combined.
  2. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat with cooking spray. Place the chicken thighs on the pan.
  3. Using your fingers, partially loosen the skin of the chicken thighs, creating a pocket between the skin and the meat.
  4. Take half of the butter mixture and divide it evenly among the chicken, placing approximately 2 teaspoons of the mixture under the skin of each chicken thigh.
  5. Season the tops of the chicken thighs evenly with Tastic spice.
  6. Place the potatoes and carrots on the pan around the chicken thighs. Microwave the remaining butter mixture for 10-20 seconds or until just melted and drizzle it over the vegetables.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes. Season the asparagus stalks and peppers with Tastic spice and then add to the pan and bake for another 10-15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  8. Garnish with parsley and lemon slices (optional).

 

*Tastic spice is available HERE

 

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