In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, finding convenient and delicious meal solutions is a game-changer. Grilled chicken, a versatile and protein-packed favorite, takes center stage in these one-pan dinner hacks. Say goodbye to elaborate meal prep and multiple dishes – these ideas will have you enjoying a satisfying dinner with minimal cleanup.

Let's explore the world of grilled chicken and one-pan wonders.

Grilled Chicken and Veggie Sheet Pan Fajitas

  • Ingredients:
    • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
    • Bell peppers (various colors), sliced
    • Red onion, thinly sliced
    • Fajita seasoning
    • Olive oil
    • Flour tortillas
  • Instructions:
    • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
    • Place the chicken, sliced bell peppers and red onion on a sheet pan.
    • Drizzle olive oil over the ingredients and sprinkle fajita seasoning, tossing to coat evenly.
    • Grill the chicken and veggies in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
    • Serve on warm flour tortillas for a quick and flavorful fajita dinner.

Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

  • Ingredients:
    • Chicken thighs or drumsticks
    • Baby potatoes, halved
    • Fresh rosemary
    • Lemon, sliced
    • Garlic cloves, minced
    • Olive oil
    • Salt and pepper
  • Instructions:
    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
    • In a bowl, mix olive oil, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Brush the mixture over the chicken.
    • Grill the chicken until fully cooked, approximately 20-25 minutes, turning occasionally.
    • Meanwhile, toss halved baby potatoes with olive oil, salt, pepper and fresh rosemary.
    • Roast the potatoes in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
    • Serve the grilled chicken alongside the flavorful roasted potatoes.

One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Vegetables

  • Ingredients:
    • Chicken breasts
    • Cherry tomatoes, halved
    • Zucchini, sliced
    • Pesto sauce
    • Parmesan cheese, grated
    • Olive oil
    • Salt and pepper
  • Instructions:
    • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
    • Place chicken breasts in the center of a baking sheet and surround them with halved cherry tomatoes and sliced zucchini.
    • Spread pesto sauce over each chicken breast and drizzle olive oil over the vegetables.
    • Season with salt and pepper, then sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top.
    • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the veggies are tender.

Weeknight Chicken Dinners - Cooking Doesn’t Have to be Stressful!

Grilled chicken combined with the simplicity of one-pan cooking is a winning formula for delicious and stress-free weeknight dinners. These hacks not only save you time in the kitchen but also ensure that you savor every bite of a wholesome meal without the hassle of numerous dishes. So, fire up that grill and preheat the oven – your easy and flavorful grilled chicken dinners await!

La Rosa Chicken and Grill is a great place to order from when you’re short on time. We have healthy options, such as salads and grilled chicken, high quality ingredients and big, bold flavors. And the best part is, you can take a night off from cooking and cleaning! Stop into one of our locations today!

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