Chicken with Roasted Vegetables & Wild Rice


This is a great fall dish for a weeknight dinner or it’s nice enough to serve for company. Either way, it’s delicious! Chicken breasts nestled in together with sweet potatoes, crisp celery, parsnips, carrots and sweet onions. Roasting them all together couldn’t be easier. Then mix those sensationally seasoned veggies with some wild rice and you’ve got a crowd-pleasing side dish to go along with those oven roasted chicken breasts. A healthy, delicious meal for any occasion!

~K

**…Your Mouth Will Thank You!!

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 c. carrots, small dice

1 c. sweet potatoes, small dice

1 c. celery, chopped

1 medium onion, diced

1 c. parsnips, small dice

1/2 c. chicken broth

2 Tbsp fresh snipped sage

3 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

16 oz long grain and wild rice, cooked

3 Tbsp fresh parsley

*Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

*Arrange chicken in a shallow roasting pan. In a large bowl, combine carrots, parsnip, sweet potato, onion, celery, 1/4 cup of the broth, sage, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

*Using a slotted spoon, arrange vegetables around chicken in pan. Brush chicken with liquid remaining in bowl.

*Bake for 45 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

*Transfer chicken to a serving platter and cover it to keep warm. Add the cooked rice, parsley and remaining 1/4 cup broth to pan; stir everything to combine.

*Return to oven; cook about 5 minutes or until rice is heated through. Serve rice mixture with chicken.

*Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

*Adapted from BHG

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About FoodBabbles

I'm just a girl with a passion for good food. Especially the sweet side of life. I love to eat it, make it, read about it... if it has to do with food, it's for me. I'd like to share my food, writing and photos with you. Sometimes they come out great. Other times, well... there are some mishaps but I'll share those with you too. I'm only human! Either way, I enjoy it and hope you will too! So here are sugary, sweet culinary delights from my talented yet dangerously klutzy hands so obviously not bred to work with sharp knives and hot ovens.
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2 Responses to Chicken with Roasted Vegetables & Wild Rice

  1. Lauren says:

    Oh man…looks so delicious. Definitely my kind of meal. I’m a sucker for dark meat… so I’ll probably make this w/ breasts along with thighs, drumsticks… oh, and, I’ve never had parsnips! Everyone raves about them. Must try soon!!

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