Mediterranean Chicken Bowl Recipe

This Mediterranean chicken bowl recipe is an easy, hearty, and flavorful dinner recipe that cooks in 30 minutes! A fantastic dinner for the whole family, this simple versatile dinner is a fantastic foolproof recipe for an easy weeknight meal.

If you’re looking for an inexpensive and yummy dinner for the whole family, this simple chicken bowl recipe hits the spot every time. I love serving these chicken bowls over steamed rice or noodles, or with a side of crispy oven baked potatoes.

mediterranean chicken bowl recipe with feta cheese tomatoes zucchini and lemon chicken thighs over rice

Hello easy weeknight dinners – this tasty chicken is easy to prep, simple to cook, and a delight to enjoy! We’re always looking for quick and easy recipes to whip up on a busy weeknight, and these chicken bowls turn out perfect every time!

This recipe is super versatile – you can use almost any veggies you have on hand. I gave this recipe a Mediterranean spin by using feta cheese, tomatoes, summer squash, onions, and kalamata olives – but any small cut vegetable works great. You could use carrots, potatoes, broccoli, butternut squash, or asparagus for an easy weeknight dinner.

This Mediterranean Chicken Bowl Recipe Is

  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • Flavorful
  • Easy to Make
  • Simple
  • Flavorful
  • Baked On one Tray!
  • Ready in 30 Minutes
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Trendy Chicken Dinners

I love finding new (& delicious!) ways to cook chicken. Chicken is an inexpensive protein, is great for easy lunches and dinners, and is so versatile – you can cook it so many different ways!

It’s great to add to lunch salads, soups, or pasta dinners. And easy to bake, grill, or broil. Brose all our trending chicken recipes here to discover your next family favorite, like this fantastic one-pan bake!

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  • Chicken Thighs – I love using boneless, skinless chicken thighs for this recipe. They are tender and I find they have more flavor than chicken breasts.
  • Onion
  • Bell Pepper
  • Squash or Zucchini – I actually used both for this recipe as I had them on hand.
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Kalamata Olives: make sure they are pitted! I love the rich briny flavor of these kalamata olives, which have a purple hue and a really nice flavor. These Greek olives are fantastic for adding to salads, to dips, or just as a quick snack. I
  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic
  • Oregano: a spice I always put in my salad dressings, marinades, or soups! Dried oregano has a bright and earthy flavor, and goes so well with the vegetables.
  • Whole Grain Mustard – for a really nice flavor and texture. Using a really good mustard makes all the difference, so don’t use basic yellow mustard for this recipe.
  • Rice
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How To Make These Mediterranean Chicken Rice Bowls

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions, or heat up a pre-cooked package of white or yellow rice.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 13×18 sheet pan with parchment paper. Add the boneless, skinless chicken thighs to the pan. Around them, add the chopped squash or zucchini, onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, and kalamata olives.
  3. In a separate bowl, add the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, oregano, mustard, and salt & pepper. Whisk well, and pour the dressing over the chicken and vegetables.
  4. Bake the chicken for 30-40 minutes, until browned. The chicken should reach an internal temprature of 165 grees Fahrenhiet, which you can check using a meat thermometer.
  5. Remove chicken from oven and serve over rice. Add crumbled feta cheese to the top, and enjoy!

A Great Keto or Low Carb Chicken Recipe

If you are on a ketogenic diet or choose to eat low carb, chicken dinners can be a great way to stick to your diet while making dinner for the whole family!  This sheet pan chicken and veggies recipe can be made low in carbohydrates by using riced cauliflower instead of white rice. 

Eating low carbohydrate meals can be a great way to control blood sugar and improve cholesterol levels. Browse all of our keto and low carb recipes here to find you next favorite.

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Dietary Modifications

  • This recipe is gluten free, but please ensure any chicken or spices you use are certified gluten free if you have an allergy.
  • This recipe is low in carbohydrates, but you can swap out any vegetables to make it lower in carbs if desired.

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Mediterranean Chicken Bowl Recipe

Kelly, ModernBites.com
This Mediterranean chicken bowl recipe is an easy, hearty, and flavorful dinner recipe that cooks in 30 minutes! A fantastic dinner for the whole family, this simple versatile dinner is a fantastic foolproof recipe for an easy weeknight meal.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 8 servings
Calories 466 kcal

Equipment

  • Sheet Pan
  • Mixing Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 2 lbs chicken thighs boneless & skinless
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 summer squash chopped, or zucchini
  • 8 ounces cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese crumbled

Instructions
 

  • Cook rice according to package instructions, or heat up a pre-cooked package of white or yellow rice.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a 13×18 sheet pan with parchment paper. Add the boneless, skinless chicken thighs to the pan. Around them, add the chopped squash or zucchini, onions, bell pepper, tomatoes, and kalamata olives.
  • In a separate bowl, add the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, oregano, mustard, and salt & pepper. Whisk well, and pour the dressing over the chicken and vegetables.
  • Bake the chicken for 30-40 minutes, until browned. The chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit, which you can check using a meat thermometer.
  • Remove chicken from oven and serve over rice. Add crumbled feta cheese to the top, and enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 466kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 24gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 124mgSodium: 541mgPotassium: 530mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 880IUVitamin C: 46mgCalcium: 125mgIron: 2mg
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