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whole30 chicken dinner

Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

  • Author: Cristina Curp
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 mintues
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Roast
  • Cuisine: Paleo
  • Diet: Gluten Free


An easy and delicious meal, perfect for your Whole30 meal prep!



  • 5 slices bacon, cooked (save the fat)

For the chicken

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 teaspoons fine salt
  • 3 teaspoons ground garlic
  • 3 teaspoons black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoons bacon fat, divided

For the radishes

  • 1 pound radishes, quartered
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoons fine salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Chinese 5 spice
  • 2 sheet pans


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400F. One rack in the center, one on the bottom.
  2. Add all of the chicken to one sheet pan and toss with the salt, garlic, pepper, cumin and 2 tablespoons bacon fat. Mix to coat the chicken evenly then arrange the chicken flat on the sheet pan, not overlapping.
  3. On the second sheet pan toss the radishes and red onion with the remaining fat, salt, pepper and 5 spice. Then spread out over the sheet pan.
  4. With the veggies on the bottom rack and the chicken on the middle rack roast for 25 minutes. Then remove the veggies from the oven.
  5. Set the oven to broil and broil the chicken for 5 minutes. The remove from the oven.
  6. Save half of the chicken, bacon and ½ of the veggies for chicken salad (set aside).
  7. Serve the remaining chicken, bacon and veggies with a green salad!


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 520
  • Fat: 32g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 51g

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