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Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken

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Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken and Greens is a loopy scrumptious and straightforward weeknight dinner that each one cooks in a single pan!


This Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggies may be my favourite hen sheet pan dinner ever as a result of the marinade that doubles because the glaze is TO LIVE FOR!  It’s candy and tangy with simply the suitable punch of warmth for juicy, multidimensional taste.  You’ll be able to prep all the dinner forward of time for a dump and prepare dinner dinner that comes collectively in minutes with ZERO palms on prepare dinner time!  You may as well make meal prep bowls for fast lunch or dinner!

 top view of sheet pan chicken and vegetables on a baking sheet

Sheet Pan Chicken

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sheet pan chicken breast and potatoes on a baking sheet with maple apricot glaze

I really like sheet pan dinners for a lot of causes, specifically they’re:

  • Wholesome
  • Fast
  • Straightforward
  • No palms on cooking
  • A meal-in-one
  • Principally prep forward
  • Snap to wash up
  • Clear out the veggie drawer dinner
  • Nice for meal prep

And this Maple Apricot Sheet Pan Chicken is not any exception!  It’s easy to make for all these nights you don’t really feel like cooking, or these hectic nights whenever you don’t have time for cooking, or whenever you would fairly watch Netflix than do a pile of soiled dishes.  However, above all,  this Sheet Pan Chicken is DELICIOUS.

This Sheet Pan Chicken is all concerning the maple apricot sauce – OH MY YUM.  It’s a barely tailored model of the marinade in my Chipotle Maple Chicken and I’ve been keen to make use of it in one other type ever since as a result of I’m obsessed!  It’s candy, tangy and spicy.  It’s multidimensional taste doubles because the marinade to tenderize and infuse your hen (AND  veggies!) with taste and later as a glaze to offer your hen much more taste.

healthy sheet pan chicken and potatoes in a bowl with quinoa and a fork

How one can Make Sheet Pan Chicken

  • Whisk collectively all the Marinade components.
    • The marinade/ Chipotle Apricot Maple Glaze consists of pure maple syrup (not the imitation breakfast sort), apricot preserves (my favourite secret ingredient), orange juice, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and a bevy of spicy which pack a punch of taste.

showing how to make sheet pan chicken by whisking together marinade ingredients in a glass bowl

  • Add 1/Three cup marinade to a big freezer bag or shallow dish together with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Whisk collectively and add hen.  Flip to evenly coat.  Marinate when you prep your veggies at room temperature or cowl and refrigerate for as much as 6 hours.
    • Marinating the hen infuses in any other case bland hen with taste and ensures juicy hen – so long as you don’t overcook it. It’s ideally suited to marinate the hen for six hours however in case you are brief on time, then simply marinate the hen when you prep the veggies.

showing how to make sheet pan chicken by marinating chicken in maple apricot marinade

 

  • Add candy potatoes and inexperienced beans to a flippantly greased foil lined sheet pan. Drizzle veggies evenly with ¼ cup Reserved Marinade and olive oil. Toss till evenly mixed then unfold in a single layer. Roast for 20 minutes.
    • Including a number of the reserved marinade to the greens ensures flavorful inexperienced beans and candy potatoes as nicely – once more, with out double work!

showing how to make sheet pan chicken with potatoes by tossing sweet potatoes in some reserved marinade

  • Take away pan from oven and push veggies to the aspect to make room for the hen within the middle of the pan (hold veggies in a single layer). Add hen in a single layer.Bake for 10-15 minutes (relying on measurement of hen) OR till hen is cooked by way of, and greens are tender.
    • It is very important not overcook your hen or it gained’t be as juicy (see ideas and trick under). IF your hen is completed cooking and your veggies aren’t (for every time cause), then take away hen and proceed to prepare dinner veggies.
  • Brush cooked hen with Reserved Marinade and serve with reserved Marinade/Glaze (as a result of belief me, you gained’t have the ability to get sufficient!).  Chicken Sheet Pan is scrumptious as is or with rice/quinoa.

up close o sheet pan chicken breast and vegetables on a baking sheet with maple apricot glaze

Ideas for Sheet Pan Chicken

  • Right Pan Measurement:  It is very important use a rimmed jelly roll pan which measures 15 x 21 inches.  The dimensions of the sheet pan issues as a result of we would like our elements to suit on the pan in a single layer with out being overcrowded.  In case you don’t have a jelly roll pan, you should use 2 smaller pans.
  • Straightforward Cleanup:  Line your sheet pan with foil to make cleanup a breeze.
  • Chicken tenders:  You don’t have to make use of precisely 1 ½ kilos, so don’t fear an excessive amount of about that.  The essential factor is to not overcrowd your pan – you need to give your hen a bit of respiration room so it’s not touching one another.
  • Can I exploit hen breasts?  Sure!  Pound your hen breasts to a good thickness and slice into 2-Three strips to create your personal hen tenders.
  • Candy Potatoes: It is very important chop your candy potatoes small so they’re good and tender by the top of cooking.  In case your potatoes aren’t tender when the hen is cooked by means of, then no worry! Merely take away the hen and inexperienced beans from the pan and proceed to prepare dinner the potatoes till tender.

showing how to make sheet pan chicken and potatoes by shopping sweet potatoes

  • Inexperienced beans:  The inexperienced beans and candy potatoes take roughly the identical time to prepare dinner.  The inexperienced beans will shrivel and never look too fairly however, they may nonetheless stay crisp tender.  IF you want them even crispier, then take away them when desired.

showing how to make sheet pan chicken

  • Combine up the veggies:  You’re welcome to make use of no matter veggies you’ve available, simply concentrate on the cooking occasions.
  • Chipotle Chili Powder.  The chipotle chili powder provides a smoky warmth to stability out the candy maple and is a tantalizing should on this recipe.  I feel 1/2 teaspoon has as good kick and would recommend this to most readers as a result of you’ll be able to add much less glaze on the finish if you’d like much less warmth.  If you recognize you don’t like spice in any respect then use 1/Four teaspoon chipotle chili powder.
  • Meat thermometer: Nobody likes dry hen, so remember to examine it with a meat thermometer.  In the event you don’t have a meat thermometer, I HIGHLY advocate you decide one up at your grocery retailer in the present day, they arrive in so useful!  Should you don’t have one, then you possibly can slice a bit of hen to verify for doneness as nicely, however the issue is you don’t understand how lengthy it’s been executed!

sheet pan chicken and vegetables with green beans and sweet potatoes on a baking sheete

  • Prep forward:  You’ll be able to marinate the hen, trim the inexperienced beans and chop the candy potatoes, so all that’s left to do at meal time is to dump the components onto the baking sheet and prepare dinner!  When you chop the candy potatoes, maintain them submerged in cool water within the fridge in order that they don’t brown.
  • Meal prep:  Simply flip your Sheet Pan Chicken dinner into meal prep by dividing the hen and veggies and optionally available rice/quinoa into sealable containers then prime with remaining Glaze.  

 

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Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken

Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken and Greens is a loopy scrumptious and straightforward weeknight dinner that cooks in a single pan! It’s candy and tangy with simply the suitable punch of warmth for juicy, multidimensional taste.  You’ll be able to prep your complete dinner forward of time for a dump and prepare dinner dinner that comes collectively in minutes with ZERO palms on prepare dinner time!  You may as well make meal prep bowls for fast lunch or dinner!  

top view of sheet pan chicken and vegetables on a baking sheet

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Elements

Chicken and Veggies

  • 1 1/2 lbs. hen tenders (6-Eight tenders)
  • Three/Four lb. inexperienced beans ends trimmed
  • Three cups candy potatoes chopped into ¼-½” cubes (no greater!)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Marinade/Glaze

  • 1/Three cup pure maple syrup not the imitation breakfast type
  • Three tablespoons orange juice
  • Three tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. EACH garlic pwdr, onion pwdr, dried basil, salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/Four teaspoon pepper
  • 1/Four-1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder

Components

Chicken and Veggies

  • 1 1/2 lbs. hen tenders (6-Eight tenders)
  • Three/Four lb. inexperienced beans ends trimmed
  • Three cups candy potatoes chopped into ¼-½” cubes (no greater!)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Marinade/Glaze

  • 1/Three cup pure maple syrup not the imitation breakfast sort
  • Three tablespoons orange juice
  • Three tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. EACH garlic pwdr, onion pwdr, dried basil, salt
  • half teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/Four teaspoon pepper
  • 1/Four-1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
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Directions

  1. Whisk collectively all the Marinade elements. Add 1/Three cup marinade to a big freezer bag or shallow dish together with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Whisk collectively and add hen. Flip to evenly coat. Marinate when you prep your veggies at room temperature or cowl and refrigerate for as much as 6 hours (the longer the extra flavorful). Let hen sit at room temperature 15 minutes earlier than cooking. Refrigerate remaining marinade/sauce individually.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 levels F. Line a Jelly Roll Pan (15 x 21″) with foil and calmly spray with cooking spray. Add candy potatoes and inexperienced beans. Drizzle veggies evenly with ¼ cup Reserved Marinade and a couple of tablespoons olive oil. Toss till evenly mixed then unfold right into a single layer. Roast for 20 minutes at 400 levels F.

  3. Take away pan from oven and push veggies to the edges to make room for the hen within the middle of the pan (hold veggies in a single layer). Add hen in a single layer. Bake for 10-15 minutes (relying on measurement of hen) OR till hen is cooked by means of, and greens are tender.

  4. Brush cooked hen with Reserved Marinade. Serve with reserved Marinade/Sauce. Chicken Sheet Pan is scrumptious as is or with rice/quinoa.

Recipe Notes

  • Right Pan Measurement:  It is very important use a rimmed jelly roll pan which measures 15 x 21 inches.  The dimensions of the sheet pan issues as a result of we would like our elements to suit on the pan in a single layer with out being overcrowded.  For those who don’t have a jelly roll pan, you need to use 2 smaller pans.
  • Chicken tenders:  You don’t have to make use of precisely 1 ½ kilos, so don’t fear an excessive amount of about that.  The necessary factor is to not overcrowd your pan – you need to give your hen a bit of respiration room so it’s not touching one another.
  • Can I exploit hen breasts?  Sure!  Pound your hen breasts to a good thickness and slice into 2-Three strips to create your personal hen tenders.
  • Candy Potatoes: It is very important chop your candy potatoes small so they’re good and tender by the top of cooking.  In case your potatoes aren’t tender when the hen is cooked by way of, then no worry! Merely take away the hen and inexperienced beans from the pan and proceed to prepare dinner the potatoes till tender.
  • Inexperienced beans:  The inexperienced beans and candy potatoes take roughly the identical time to prepare dinner.  The inexperienced beans will shrivel and never look too fairly however, they’ll nonetheless stay crisp tender.  IF you want them even crispier, then take away them when desired.
  • Combine up the veggies:  You’re welcome to make use of no matter veggies you have got available, simply concentrate on the cooking occasions.
  • Chipotle Chili Powder.  The chipotle chili powder provides a smoky warmth to stability out the candy maple and is a tantalizing should on this recipe.  I feel half teaspoon has as good kick and would recommend this to most readers as a result of you possibly can add much less glaze on the finish if you need much less warmth.  If you already know you don’t like spice in any respect then use 1/Four teaspoon chipotle chili powder.
  • Meat thermometer: Nobody likes dry hen, so make sure to verify it with a meat thermometer.  When you don’t have a meat thermometer, I HIGHLY advocate you decide one up at your grocery retailer right now, they arrive in so useful!  In the event you don’t have one, then you possibly can slice a bit of hen to examine for doneness as properly, however the issue is you don’t understand how lengthy it’s been accomplished!
  • Prep forward:  You possibly can marinate the hen, trim the inexperienced beans and chop the candy potatoes, so all that’s left to do at supper time is to dump the components onto the baking sheet and prepare dinner!  Should you chop the candy potatoes, hold them submerged in cool water within the fridge in order that they don’t brown.
  • Meal prep:  Simply flip your Sheet Pan Chicken dinner into meal prep by dividing the hen and veggies and elective rice/quinoa into sealable containers then prime with remaining Glaze.  

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