Roasted Chicken Breast with Spiced Cauliflower

Total Time
50 min
20 min
30 min
A drizzle of fresh lime juice and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro adds incredible flavor to this Indian-influenced meal.


olive oil

2 Tbsp

ground coriander

1 tsp

ground turmeric

1 tsp

Durkee Cumin, ground

½ tsp

kosher salt

¾ tsp, divided

black pepper

½ tsp, divided

cayenne pepper


uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

1 pound(s), two 8 oz pieces

uncooked cauliflower

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

cooking spray

2 spray(s)


1 Tbsp, finely chopped

fresh lime(s)

½ medium, plus wedges for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. 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 center 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

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