Turkish Grilled Chicken and Roasted Vegetables with Lemon
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Turkish Grilled Chicken and Roasted Vegetables

Turkish Grilled Chicken and Roasted Vegetables starts with grilled chicken that was seasoned with a spice blend of warm spices like cumin, cayenne, sumac and peppercorns. Serve with roasted vegetables, basil and lemon. Recipe video included.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Turkish
Keyword: grilled chicken, one pan dinner, Turkish spices
Servings: 4
Calories: 760kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • Chicken:
  • 1 lb chicken tenders
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp Turkish Spice Blend (separated)
  • Vegetables:
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups brussels sprouts halved
  • 12 small red/white potatoes halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 lemons quartered
  • Garnish:
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil


  • Preheat oven to 450° F. Start grill.
  • In a bowl toss together the chicken, olive oil and 2 tablespoons of the Turkish Spice Blend. Cover and place in the refrigerator while cutting vegetables.
  • Slice brussels sprouts and potatoes in half, cut broccoli and cauliflower into florets. Quarter the lemons. Pay attention that the vegetables stay similar in size for even roasting. Toss with olive oil and the 2 tablespoons of spice blend. Place on a lined roasting pan. Set aside.
  • Roast the vegetables for 30 minutes and then start to grill the chicken 5 minutes per side for a total of 40 minutes total cook time.
  • Remove chicken from grill, remove vegetables from oven and toss together onto a platter. Squeeze roasted lemon juice over and top with sesame seeds and chopped basil. Season to taste with kosher salt and serve.


You will only be using 4 tablespoons total of my Turkish Spice Blend for the chicken recipe.


Calories: 760kcal | Carbohydrates: 121g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 3951mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 15.9% | Vitamin C: 261.7% | Calcium: 17.3% | Iron: 40.4%