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Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Balsamic Vegetables & Crispy Sage

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • High Protein
  • Meat
  • Chicken

Succulent, crispy chicken, seasoned with sage and thyme and roasted to perfection. Served atop glazed maple-balsamic vegetables. A delicious way to convince your carnivores to eat more vegetables, with very little clean-up!

  • 0.0 min

    Preheat the oven to 180C.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel and chop the parnsip, sweet potato, carrot, squash and onion into large pieces.

  • 5.0 min

    Halve the brussels sprouts.

  • 6.0 min

    Arrange the chopped vegetables on a baking tray.

  • 6.5 min

    In a small bowl, mix together the balsamic and maple syrup.

  • 7.0 min

    Brush the vegetables with the balsmic syrup then season with salt and pepper, reserve the remaining syrup.

  • 8.5 min

    Roast the vegetables in the oven until cooked through (until the vegetables are all soft).

  • 9.0 min

    In a pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat.

  • 9.5 min

    Season the chicken thighs well with salt and pepper.

  • 10.5 min

    Add to the pan, skin side down. Cook until skin is golden and crispy.

  • 13.0 min

    Remove the chicken from the pan.

  • 14.0 min

    Remove the vegetables from the oven, place the chicken on top of the vegetables and then top with the sage and thyme.

  • 15.0 min

    Place back in the oven and cook until the chicken is well cooked through (10-15mins).

  • 16.0 min

    Wipe down the other pan and then add the remaining balsamic syrup and cook over a low heat until slightly thickened.

  • 27.0 min

    Remove the vegetables and chicken from the oven and distribute among serving plates.

  • 29.0 min

    Serve drizzled with the balsamic syrup.

  • Ingredients

    Olive Oil

    3 tablespoons per person

    Chicken Thighs (Skin On)

    Fresh Thyme

    Sweet Potato


    Fresh Sage

    Maple Syrup

    Balsamic Vinegar

    Brussels Sprouts


    Red Onion


    Butternut Squash






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Reviews (1)


4 out of 5 stars
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Ease of cooking

I loved the easy of cooking the veggies as they were all on the one baking dish. I thought there was not enough chicken for two people though and so we added some more.

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