A Complete Roasted Chicken Meal to Die For

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

One baking dish...one wonderful meal!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Coat a large baking dish or cast-iron skillet with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.
  3. Arrange the lemon slices in a single layer in the bottom of the dish or skillet.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the remaining oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add the green beans and toss to coat.
  6. Using a slotted spoon or tongs, remove the green beans and arrange them on top of the lemon slices.
  7. Add the potatoes to the same olive-oil mixture and toss to coat.
  8. Using a slotted spoon or tongs , arrange the potatoes along the inside edge of the dish or skillet on top of the green beans.
  9. Place the chicken in the same bowl with the olive-oil mixture and coat thoroughly.
  10. Place the chicken, skin-side up, in the dish or skillet.
  11. Pour any of the remaining olive-oil mixture over the chicken.
  12. Roast for 50 minutes.
  13. Remove the chicken from the dish or skillet.
  14. Place the beans and potatoes back in the oven for 10 minutes more until the potatoes are tender.
  15. Place a chicken breast on each of 4 serving plates, divide the green beans and potatoes.
  16. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

4 5

I really wanted to love this but there was just too much lemon for my taste. I think I will tryi it again without the sliced lemon in the bottom or just 1/2 lemon sliced It also could use more salt and some herbs in the oil mixture. I t did smell wonderful while baking and the chicken was moist adn done perfectly in 50 minutes as stated. Well it seems I was too hasty in my rating. DH didn't eat it til the next day warmed up and he loved it. I liked it better the second day too. The lemon seemed to have mellowed a bit and I will definitely try this again with some minor adjustments.