Sheet Pan Lemon Hummus Chicken & Zucchini

Sheet Pan Lemon Hummus Chicken & Zucchini

Spring has sprung! Usher in the new season with style with this zesty lemon chicken recipe. Juicy chicken is coated with hummus, resulting in a crispy crust with a deliciously moist center.



40 mins

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Main Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 3 zucchini, sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 medium red onion, cut into 1/2 slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 cup hummus
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450˚. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place zucchini and onion on tray and drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with Italian seasoning, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Spread into a single layer on the outer sides a lined baking sheet.

Step 2

Whisk together hummus with lemon juice and zest. Place chicken in center of baking sheet and season with remaining salt and pepper. Spread 1/4 cup hummus on top of each chicken breast.

Step 3

Roast for 30-35 minutes or until internal temperature of 165° is reached.

Step 4 :: Helpful Hints

For easy cleanup, line the sheet pan with aluminum foil.

Step 5 :: Helpful Hints

For extra browning, broil the pan for 3-4 minutes before serving.

Step 6 :: Helpful Hints

Lime juice could also be used instead of lemon in this recipe.

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.