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Skillet Chicken and Vegetables

Skillet Chicken and Vegetables and easy meal that is hearty and healthy. The chicken and vegetables are all made in one skillet for less cleanup and more flavor.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skillet chicken and vegetables, chicken and vegetables
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Dawn


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast 2 large
  • 2 cups broccoli cut into pieces
  • 2 cups cauliflower
  • 1 cups sliced red pepper
  • 2 medium potatoes cut into cubes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil divide
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Prepare the vegetables by cutting into bite-size pieces and the potatoes in small cubes.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of the chicken breast.
  • Heat the 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet or a cast-iron skillet. Place the chicken breast in the skillet and cook until brown on both sides about 3 to 4 minutes on both sides.
  • Once the chicken is browned remove it from the skillet and add 2 additional tablespoons of olive oil. Add the vegetables and saute until they start to get tender. Turning the vegetables often so they don't burn. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Once the vegetables are ready move them around to make room for the chicken breast. Place the chicken breast back into the skillet and place the skillet in the preheated oven. Pour a cup of chicken broth into the skillet.
  • Roast for 20 to 25 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is no longer pink or 165 degrees F
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and let the chicken rest for about 5 minutes. Serve.


  1. Flatten the chicken before cooking it. This will help the chicken to cook evenly.
  2. Use a good salt, like sea salt or kosher salt.
  3. Season the chicken before placing it in the skillet
  4. Cut the vegetables into bite-size pieces
  5. Season the vegetables as they are sauteing. 
Nutrition information is an estimate and may vary with brands of ingredients used.


Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.9g | Protein: 37.7g | Fat: 22.9g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 1061mg | Fiber: 5.4g | Sugar: 4.7g | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg