Lemon Chicken with Green Beans & Roasted Potatoes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 1 h 10 min 6
Lemon Chicken with Green Beans & Roasted Potatoes
Health Rating
Keeping it simple for dinner with this delicious protein, potatoes and veggie option.


4 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
4 thigh(s) Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless (or use all chicken breast)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (for chicken)
4 tbsp Butter, salted
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
4 tbsp Herbes de provence
1/2 tsp Sea salt
454 gm Green/yellow string beans, raw
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for green beans)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste, for green beans)
2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (for green beans)
908 gm New potatoes
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for potatoes)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (to taste, for potatoes)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for potatoes)
6 lemon wedge Lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees and warm a skillet on medium-high. 
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. 
  3. Combine butter, garlic, and herbs de Provence in a bowl to make a buttery paste. 
  4. Rub paste under the chicken skin. Brown the chicken in a skillet. 
  5. Transfer to an ovenproof dish cover with foil and bake in the oven for 35 minutes. 
  6. Up the heat to 425F degrees. 
  7. Uncover and roast for an additional 5 minutes. 
  8. In the meantime, bring a big pot of water to a boil. 
  9. Add salt and beans. Cook until just tender, about 3 minutes. 
  10. Strain and toss with extra virgin olive oil, salt pepper, and lemon zest. 
  11. To make the roasted potatoes, toss potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper. 
  12. Roast at 425F degrees for 30 minutes. 
  13. 15 minutes into cooking time toss with minced garlic. 
  14. Serve chicken with a side of potatoes, green beans, and a lemon wedge.



Quick Tips:


Never eat poultry that is raw, or not cooked through. Internal temperature of chicken breast pieces should be 165F or 74C degrees.

Nutritional Highlights:

Chicken breast

High in lean protein, it helps to build muscle and boost metabolism.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 485
Calories from fat 171
Calories from saturated fat 63
Total Fat 19.1 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 160 mg
Sodium 454 mg
Potassium 1451 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29.1 g
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 52 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.5
Vegetables 3.2

Energy sources