Sheet Pan Garlic Chicken and Asparagus

Sheet Pan Garlic Chicken and Asparagus is a healthy dinner the whole family will love! After marinating, this dinner is ready in 20 minutes!

chicken and asparagus on a sheet pan

A Healthy Dinner Recipe

One of the easiest ways to get my kids to eat vegetables is to roast them. Roasting brings out all the sweetness a vegetable has to offer and thankfully, it also seems like the easiest way to make them.

We love making sheet pan dinners like this Sheet Pan Garlic Chicken and Asparagus because they are so easy to make and everyone loves them!

You can swap out the vegetables in this sheet pan dinner if you don’t like asparagus. Maybe try broccoli or cauliflower, even a combination of a few different kinds. The key to this easy chicken dinner is marinating the chicken ahead of time, that’s what gives it all the flavor!

chicken and asparagus sheet pan dinner

Ingredients For This Chicken Marinade

  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh black pepper

Just a few ingredients, but this chicken marinade is so flavorful you’r going to be using it on everything!

marinade for chicken sheet pan dinner

We like to marinate this chicken overnight but at least 4 hours will give you some flavor. After the chicken has marinated, dry off most of the marinade with paper towels so that the chicken gets a nice sear on the sheet pan.

chicken marinating for sheet pan chicken

For this recipe we’re using fresh asparagus, which also gets tossed into the marinade at the last minute, right before roasting. The asparagus doesn’t have to marinate, just a quick toss in the marinade will work.

Now it’s time to get this sheet pan dinner into the oven!

sheet pan chicken and asparagus dinner

What Can I Serve With This Sheet Pan Chicken?

One of the things I love about sheet pan dinners is that it’s pretty much an all in one dinner. Really no sides are needed, but side dishes are always welcome!

chicken sheet pan and asparagus dinner recipe

As a result you’re going to have a healthy, fast dinner on the table for the whole family!

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Sheet Pan Garlic Chicken and Asparagus

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 4 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

This Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken & Asparagus recipe is on the table in no time! Just marinate the chicken for a few hours and dinner is ready in 15-min.

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breast, cut into large pieces
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut in half
  • For the Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the ingredients for the marinade into a bowl and whisk together. Pour half of the marinade over the chicken to marinate and reserve half for later.
  2. Marinate the chicken for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  4. Dry as much marinade off the chicken as possible and place on a sheet pan that’s been sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Cook the chicken for 15 minutes then remove from the oven.
  6. Toss the asparagus in about 1/4 cup of the marinade then place on the sheet pan with the chicken.
  7. Cook for another 5-7 minutes, remove from the oven and toss.
  8. Spoon more of the reserved marinade over the top of the chicken and asparagus and serve.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: chicken recipes, low carb recipes, asparagus, chicken marinade, sheet pan meals, easy recipes, healthy recipes

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