Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots


Published: April 16, 2014

This baked chicken with fresh herbs and root vegetables is a filling yet healthy meal for those weeknights when you need something that is fuss free to cook.

Roasted chicken with potatoes and carrots

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Serving Size: 3


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 large chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Cameroon pepper
  • 2 pounds peeled sweet potatoes. cut into 2-inch-long spears
  • 2 pounds medium carrots, peeled, cut into 2-inch-long spears


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Oil a baking dish with one tablespoon of oil. In a bowl, add the chicken and salt, one tablespoon of oil, ground black pepper and Cameroon pepper.
  2. Place the marinated chicken in the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes or until the fat has started to render into the dish.
  3. In a bowl, place the peeled carrots and potatoes and marinate with olive oil, and fresh rosemary. Place into the same baking dish on top the chicken and keep baking for another 30 minutes.





About Lohi Ogolo

Lohi Ogolo is a chef and culinary enthusiast interested in the use of modern culinary techniques infused with African flavors to attract the world to African, particularly Nigerian, foods. She is a graduate of a culinary institute in Toronto, Canada and owner of the food inspired business, Lohi’s Creations. She can be found on Twitter @Lohiscreation or her award winning blog.

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