The wafting aroma of freshly cooked herbs and spices at dinner time just has a special way of making you happy, doesn’t it? Well, you’d be hard-pressed to find another dish that beats the aroma of this delicious Protein Piccata Sheet Pan recipe. Packed with immune-boosting paprika, turmeric, ginger, garlic, and lemons… you can practically taste it in the air (and feel it boosting your health). Just don’t forget to eat it! Ready to serve in 50 minutes.

Protein Piccata Sheet Pan

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
3 lbs. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs and drumsticks
2 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tsp Himalayan sea salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp smoked paprika
2 tsp turmeric
2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
2 lemons, sliced into rounds
½ cup chicken broth
1 bunch asparagus, woody ends removed
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp capers, drained
4 tbsp fresh parsley leaves, chopped


Preheat the oven to 425F.

Place chicken and chopped cauliflower florets in a 9×13 casserole dish. Drizzle olive oil over chicken and the salt, pepper, paprika, turmeric, ginger.

Nestle in your sliced lemons, pour broth over the top.

Transfer to the oven for 15 minutes.

Add asparagus to the sheet pan, along with the capers and garlic. Place back in the oven for 15 more minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

Remove from the oven, top with fresh parsley. Serve immediately.

Staple Subs

Any frozen or fresh vegetables that can be roasted can take place of the cauliflower or asparagus.

Calories: 348
Fat: 26g
Carb: 8g
Fiber: 4g
Protein: 35g