Try This Lemon-Thyme Chicken With Shaved Brussels Sprouts Recipe For A Quick Weeknight Dinner

by | Apr 5, 2023 | Recipes

Get ready to serve up serious flavour and texture with this hearty salad. No more boring, bland chicken dinners for you. The combination of zesty lemon and earthy thyme is a match made in culinary heaven. And the best part? This recipe is super easy to make, so you can have a restaurant-quality meal on your table in no time.

Not only does this lemon-thyme chicken taste amazing, but it’s also packed with healthy ingredients that’ll nourish your body. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you for it!

Cooking just got a whole lot easier…

lemon thyme chicken with shaved brussels sprouts recipe

Lemon-Thyme Chicken With Shaved Brussels Sprouts

A hearty salad to try for dinner tonight. Per serving: 455 cal, 21.5 g fat (4 g sat), 44.5 g protein, 555 mg sodium, 23.5 g carb, 14 g sugars (0 g added sugars), 5.5 g fiber
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4
Calories 455 kcal


  • 1 Large skillet
  • 1 Food processor


  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice, divided
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries 
  • 1 Pink Lady or Gala apple
  • 340 g brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp grated Romano cheese
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup toasted hazelnuts


  • In bowl, whisk together 2 Tbsp oil, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, and ¼ tsp each salt and pepper; stir in cranberries. 
  • Cut apple into thin matchsticks, add to dressing, and toss to coat.
  • Using a food processor with the thinnest blade attachment, slice Brussels sprouts. Transfer to bowl with apples along with scallion and toss to combine; toss with Romano.
  • Heat remaining Tbsp oil in a large skillet on medium. Season chicken with ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper and cook until deep golden brown, 6 to 7 min. Flip and cook until just cooked through, 2 to 3 min. more. Remove from heat and add remaining 2 Tbsp lemon juice and thyme and turn chicken to coat. 
  • Fold hazelnuts into Brussels sprouts and serve with chicken and any pan juices. 
Keyword chicken, salad

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