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Skillet-Roasted Chicken & Veggies

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Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


4 servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

75 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Here’s proof that beef spice isn’t just for beef! Hudson Bay Beef Spice is just as delicious as a marinade and sauce for this roast chicken chock full of seasonal root veggies. It’s easy for a weeknight meal but also special enough for a weekend dinner party. 


1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided

Juice and zest of 1 large lemon

4 cloves garlic, minced, divided

2 chicken leg quarters (or 4 bone-in pieces)

1 lb. Brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved or quartered

3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced thick

1 lb. fingerling potatoes, scrubbed and sliced into thick rounds

1 Tbsp. butter

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Hudson Bay Beef Spice

    Our version of a classic Montreal beef spice has a little twist to make it applicable on more dishes than just steak. We retained that classic Fren...

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  • Cracked Rosemary (Organically Sourced)

    Rosemary is an herb from the mint family and is the pine needle-like one-inch leaves off of a small evergreen shrub. It is native to the Mediterran...

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  • Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning

    It may seem simple, but this salt & pepper blend is one of our customers' all-time favorites. It's a super convenient way to add the perfect ba...

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  • Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth Concentrate

    Use for soup stock, stews, stir-fries, casseroles, sauces, and more. This chicken broth concentrate is all-natural and gluten-free. Shake well befo...

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Step 1: Make marinade

Combine Hudson Bay Beef Spice, vinegar, 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon juice, and 2 cloves of the minced garlic in a gallon-size zip-top bag. Add chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Meanwhile, prep veggies and toss with 1 Tbsp. oil, remaining 2 cloves minced garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, and a few pinches of Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning.

Step 2: Sear and bake chicken

Remove chicken from marinade and reserve remaining marinade liquid. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a large cast iron (or other oven safe) skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken pieces with Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning, then sear for about 5 min. per side to get a deep golden color on both sides. Transfer chicken to a plate. Add seasoned veggies to skillet and stir to coat with chicken drippings. Cook for about 5 min., stirring once or twice. Set chicken, skin side up, on top of veggies. Transfer skillet to oven and roast for 30 to 40 min., or until chicken registers 175 degrees on a meat thermometer.

Step 3: Make sauce

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring reserved marinade and chicken broth to a boil. Keep sauce at a low boil for about 20 min. until it reduces by about half. Remove from heat, stir in butter until melted, and set sauce aside until chicken is done. Once chicken comes out of the oven, reheat sauce to warm through then drizzle over chicken & veggies before serving.