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Peanut-y Chicken Thighs with Veggies


As summer time ends and fall begins, schedules are likely to amp up. Getting a wholesome dinner on the desk can generally add extra stress to the day. No person desires that!

Holding some frozen veggies available, together with easy protein choices, helps make deciding what’s for dinner simpler. One other bonus of utilizing frozen greens is that there’s zero waste. They prevent time, and there’s no meals waste. Win-win!

Roast Your Frozen Greens

I take pleasure in roasted greens, and admittedly by no means thought of roasting veggies from the freezer, however then I did. And came upon which you could! Do this easy roasted rooster recipe that makes use of marinated boneless rooster thighs and a frozen vegetable combine. I used this Birdseye shredded cabbage and carrot mix. It’s pre-seasoned with salt and pepper so requires no extra seasoning.


Roasted Hen Thighs with Peanuts over Veggies

Due to frozen veggies, this straightforward and well-balanced dinner can get onto the desk in lower than an hour when you skip the marinating time. However when you can, marinating the rooster for not less than an hour, or in a single day, will add extra taste. Then seize it from the fridge, and proceed with the fast recipe.

Writer Rosanne Rust MS RDN,


  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce low sodium for DASH
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil if in case you have it, non-obligatory
  • 2 tsp minced garlic or 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp floor ginger
  • 6 boneless skinless rooster thighs
  • 1 package deal Birdseye Shredded Veggies I used White Cabbage & Carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts non-obligatory
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions non-obligatory


  • Mix the peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, water, sesame oil (if utilizing), garlic and ginger in a big bowl. Whisk till blended. Add rooster thighs and toss to coat. Cowl and place within the fridge for half-hour, or as much as in a single day.

  • Preheat oven to 400F.

  • Place rooster onto one half of a giant baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes.

  • Pull the pan from the oven, and pour the frozen veggies onto the opposite half of the pan. Return to oven for quarter-hour.

  • Switch veggies to plates or a platter, and high with rooster.

  • Garnish with chopped peanuts and/or scallions.


If you do not have sesame oil available, you possibly can omit it. It does nevertheless add extra depth to the general taste of the marinade. I wish to hold sodium decrease, however you possibly can add a little bit extra soy sauce when you like.