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Baked Chicken and Almonds » Simple and Healthy Recipe! ✅

This baked chicken and almond peppers recipe combines super nutrition with easy prep in just 10-15 minutes.

With a low saturated fat content of just 3 grams and almost 30 grams of protein per serving, this is a delicious mix of textures and flavors that you can add to your repertoire of quick and easy recipes for lunch or dinner.


  • 600 grams of chicken breasts
  • 400g red onions, cut into wedges
  • 3 red bell peppers (450g), seeded and sliced
  • 240g diced new potatoes
  • 1-2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, smoked paprika and fennel seeds, lightly crushed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • 32 grams whole blanched almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 250 grams of Greek yogurt FAGE 0% fat
  • A handful of parsley or cilantro to serve


  1. Heat the oven to 200 degrees / 180 degrees ventilated / gas mark 6.
  2. Place chicken or turkey, onions, potatoes if using, and bell peppers in a large bowl and season.
  3. In another bowl, mix the garlic, spices, oil, lemon zest, and juice.
  4. Pour this over everything and spread the mixture out onto a large baking sheet or 2 smaller baking sheets.
  5. Roast for 40 minutes, turning the chicken after 20 minutes to make sure it is cooked through.
  6. Add the almonds in the last 10 minutes of cooking.
  7. Serve in bowls with a large dollop of Greek yogurt and a little chopped parsley or cilantro.

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