Homemade Baked Chicken and Potatoes

Baked chicken breast and potatoes
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  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Ratings (129)

This baked chicken and potatoes recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. There isn't much prep time and it's practically a meal in one dish. But it also works well with a side salad. So simple, yet so delectable. 

What You'll Need

  • 3 to 4 large Yukon Gold or Russet potatoes (peeled and cut into 1-inch dices)
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp olive oil (divided)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Toss potatoes, 1/4 cup of the olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder together. Spread into a prepared baking dish in a single layer. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Place chicken on top of potatoes, arranging potatoes around chicken. Brush remaining tablespoon of olive oil on top of chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Return to oven and bake 18 to 20 minutes until juices of chicken run clear.
  1. Top with shredded parmesan cheese. Return to oven and bake until cheese melts, about 2 minutes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 655
Total Fat 41 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 20 g
Cholesterol 156 mg
Sodium 511 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 52 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)