Healthy Lemon Chicken With Sweet Potatoes



Easy and simple no-fuss meal with classic Greek flavors – lemon, olive oil, oregano. This one-pot dish is revamped with the addition of sweet potatoes, chicken breasts, and turmericto provide maximum health benefits!

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Step 1: Ingredients

4 medium sweet potatoes2 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)½ cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 large lemons)¼ cup olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1 tbsp Dijon mustard1 tsp oregano1 tsp turmeric½ tsp salt½ tsp pepper1 cup chicken broth1 large lemon, sliced (optional)

Step 2: Prepare Chicken and Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut sweet potatoes to desired size.* (see note) Arrange in a deep baking pan.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, mustard, oregano, turmeric, salt, pepper, and chicken broth. Whisk to combine.
  4. Place the chicken breasts over the sweet potatoes and pour lemon mixture on top.

Step 3: Bake

Bake in oven for 55-60 minutes. Optional: After 30 minutes, arrange lemon slices over chicken and continue baking.

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