Spiced sheet pan chicken with dates and beans

Spiced sheet pan chicken with dates and beans

Based on 8 ratings

"Serve this simply sheet pan chicken with rice, couscous, or flatbread. Inspired by a recipe on NYT Cooking developed by Alison Roman, this is a hands-off dinner with tons of flavor."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
2
chicken legs
1 tsp
smoked paprika powder
½ tsp
ground turmeric
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground coriander
½ tsp
ground cloves
2
carrots
1
red onion
4
pitted dates
240 g
canned butter beans
1
lemon
150 g
yogurt
salt
pepper
olive oil
mint (for serving)
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, cutting board, knife, peeler, colander, bowl (small), bowl (large), baking sheet

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Nutrition per serving

Cal800
Protein46 g
Fat42 g
Carb60 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 215°C/425°F. Peel and cut carrots into lengthwise quarters. Peel and slice red onion into wedges. Chop dates. Drain butter beans. Slice lemon into wedges.
    • 2 carrots
    • 1 red onion
    • 4 pitted dates
    • 240 g canned butter beans
    • 1 lemon
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • peeler
    • colander

    Preheat oven to 215°C/425°F. Peel and cut carrots into lengthwise quarters. Peel and slice red onion into wedges. Chop dates. Drain butter beans. Slice lemon into wedges.

  • Step 2/4

    Combine paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, coriander, and cloves in a small bowl. Add carrots, red onion, and drained beans to a large bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, and half the spice mix.
    • 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
    • ½ tsp ground turmeric
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp ground coriander
    • ½ tsp ground cloves
    • olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl (small)
    • bowl (large)

    Combine paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, coriander, and cloves in a small bowl. Add carrots, red onion, and drained beans to a large bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, and half the spice mix.

  • Step 3/4

    Transfer chicken legs to a baking sheet and season all over with salt, pepper, and remaining spice mix. Add beans and carrots to the baking sheet, arranging so that the chicken is in the center of the baking sheet and the carrots and beans are around it. Bake for approx. 35 min., then add the dates and continue baking for another approx. 10 min., or until chicken is well-browned and cooked through.
    • 2 chicken legs
    • salt
    • pepper
    • baking sheet

    Transfer chicken legs to a baking sheet and season all over with salt, pepper, and remaining spice mix. Add beans and carrots to the baking sheet, arranging so that the chicken is in the center of the baking sheet and the carrots and beans are around it. Bake for approx. 35 min., then add the dates and continue baking for another approx. 10 min., or until chicken is well-browned and cooked through.

  • Step 4/4

    Season yogurt with salt, pepper, and drizzle with olive oil. Serve sheet pan immediately with yogurt, lemon wedges, and fresh mint. Enjoy!
    • 150 g yogurt
    • salt
    • pepper
    • olive oil
    • mint (for serving)

    Season yogurt with salt, pepper, and drizzle with olive oil. Serve sheet pan immediately with yogurt, lemon wedges, and fresh mint. Enjoy!

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