A sheet pan dinner is the ultimate meal and can easily be adapted to your liking. This meal is easy, flavorful and delicious!
This fool proof Easy Sheet Pan Lemon Herb Chicken and Parmesan Asparagus dinner is amazingly easy. Chicken is juicy, with tender asparagus all in one pan…Fantastic idea right?
Lets face it who doesn’t love simple recipes? Plus add the fact that its only a few ingredients and you have pure gold right here! It’s healthy, hearty and satisfying, and fantastic for a busy weeknight meal. And if you hate doing dishes as much as I do, then this is right up your alley. Trust me this is one meal you will want to try!
Lemon is my favorite accent with chicken and or veggies or even fish for that matter. It just adds that bit of freshness that makes the dish pop! Lemons are as crucial flavor enhancer as salt is in my opinion. So for that reason I always, always have lemons on hand!
Make sure you get up under the skin as much as possible with that buttery herb mixture. The butter is what helps the skin get that crispy goodness that we love. So make sure you use it all.
- 3 bone-in skin on chicken breasts
- ¾ cube butter melted
- zest 1 lemon plus juice
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 1 lb asparagus
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 400
- Rinse the asparagus and trim off woody end pieces, set aside
- In a small bowl, mix butter, lemon zest, plus juice of ½ lemon, and herbs
- Working with one breast at a time, use your fingers to carefully separate the skin from the meat. Rub some butter herb mixture under the skin, Then brush some over the top.
- Place the chicken breasts on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake 30 minutes
- Remove pan from oven place asparagus around the chicken and drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle kosher salt and freshly ground pepper. Sprinkle Parmesan over the asparagus. Bake for another 12 minutes.
- Remove from oven, squeeze remaining half of lemon over chicken and veggies.
- **Note** if using boneless chicken breasts cook for about 20 minutes