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Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

This easy dinner can be prepared in 45 minutes so that you can enjoy a home-cooked baked chicken any night of the week!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Author: Mary's Nest


  • 4 pound Chicken
  • 2 Sweet potatoes Unpeeled and cut into eighths
  • 2 Onions Peeled and quartered with root intact
  • 8 Carrots Peeled, halved and then quartered
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 stick Butter Cubed


  • Cut out the backbone of the chicken using the spatchcock technique, and save the backbone for making bone broth. (See video.)
  • Flatten chicken breast side up and tuck wings under chicken body.
  • Scatter potatoes, carrots, and onions around the chicken on the sheet pan.
  • Drizzle everything with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle salt and black peppers over chicken, potatoes, onions, and carrots.
  • Dot everything with butter.
  • Bake in 425°F oven for 45 minutes until chicken skin is golden brown.
  • Remove from oven, transfer chicken, potatoes, onions, and carrots to a serving platter, bring to the table, and enjoy!



Find this recipe and video at https://marysnest.com/recipe/easy-sheet-pan-chicken-dinner-for-beginners/
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