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Roasted chicken breasts with spiced cauliflower

4
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A drizzle of fresh lime juice and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro adds incredible flavour to this Indian influenced meal.

Ingredients

Olive oil

2 tbsp(s), (30 ml)

Ground coriander

1 tsp(s)

Ground turmeric

1 tsp(s)

Ground cumin

½ tsp(s)

Kosher salt

¾ tsp(s), divided

Black pepper

½ tsp(s), divided

Cayenne pepper

tsp(s)

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

1 pound(s), two 8 oz. pieces

Uncooked cauliflower

1 pound(s), cut into bite-size pieces

Cooking spray

2 spray(s)

Cilantro

1 tbsp(s), finely chopped

Fresh lime(s)

½ medium, plus wedges for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F(232°C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine oil, coriander, turmeric, cumin, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper and cayenne.
  3. Place chicken in centre of prepared pan; brush each piece with 1/2 tsp oil mixture.
  4. Add cauliflower to bowl; toss to coat. Place cauliflower around chicken; lightly coat chicken and cauliflower with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper.
  5. Roast until chicken is just cooked through, 15-20 minutes; let rest. Toss cauliflower with chicken juices in pan; continue roasting until browned and tender, about 10 minutes more. Add cilantro; toss.
  6. Thickly slice chicken across grain; fan over serving plates. Divide cauliflower among plates; squeeze 1/2 lime over top and serve with additional lime wedges.
  7. Serving size: 3 oz chicken and 3/4 c cauliflower