Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potato With Kale - Healthy Meal!

Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potato With Kale – Healthy Meal!

If you are busy and do not have time to make delicious and healthy dishes as they are time-consuming, then Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potato With Kale are the dishes for you to add to your cooking list. This dish is less time-consuming and fast. 

What Is Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potatoes With Kale?

But, before we learn how to make this yummy dish, let’s know some facts about it. There is not much information available about its history or background, but we have some ideas about lemon chicken that we are sharing here. 

Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potatoes With Kale Recipe

We do not know the place of origin, but the Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong of the Panda Hotel initially used to serve its version of lemon chicken pieces coated in batter, then rolled in almond slivers and deep-fried with the lemon glaze sauce. Lemon chicken consists of battered and deep-fried pieces of chicken meat served with sweet lemon-flavored sauce. 

In Australia, another version of lemon chicken is famous that involves dubbing the chicken piece into the batter, frying it, and then covering the meat with a lemon sauce. In Greece and Italy, lemon chicken means a whole chicken pan-roasted with white wine, lemon juice, fresh thyme, and mirepoix. In Spain, it also includes pine nuts, rosemary, and ham. 

The French included roasted potatoes and other veggies such as Kale with lemon chicken. But another item added to their dish that is different from our today’s recipe is Dijon mustard in the sauce. 

After knowing the different versions of lemon chicken in different cuisines, we shall move further to today’s recipe of skillet lemon chicken and potato with kale. 

Is Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potatoes With Kale Easy To Make?

This skillet lemon chicken and potatoes with kale recipe are easy to make with two pans and 30 minutes. It includes basic whole ingredients and seasonings. You do not have to be a great cook to make this recipe. It is one of the dishes you can make at the beginning stage of your learning cooking process. And apart from everything, it is healthy. 

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cuisine American


  • 1 lb Chicken thighs, boneless skinless
  • 6 cups of Baby Kale
  • 1 lb Baby Yukon gold potatoes
  • 4 cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Lemon, Large
  • 1 tbsp of tarragon, fresh
  • Half cup of Chicken broth, low-sodium
  • Half tsp of Pepper, ground
  • Half tsp of Salt, divided
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil, extra-virgin


  • Start your cooking with easy tasks such as first preheating the oven to 400°F and collecting all the required ingredients. 
  • The next step is to take one tablespoon of oil in a large cast-iron skillet and heat it over medium-high heat.  
  • Now, place pieces of chicken meat in the skillet and sprinkle them with 1/4 teaspoon of each salt and pepper.
  • Cook the chicken on medium-high heat until they brown on both sides for 5 minutes. After cooking them for five minutes, transfer them to a plate. 
  • Now it's the potatoes' turn. Take a pan and add the remaining two tablespoons of oil, the required potatoes, and the remaining one-fourth teaspoon of each salt and pepper. Keep the cut-side-down potatoes on the heat for three minutes, and cook them until browned.
  • Next, add low-sodium chicken broth, lemon, garlic, and tarragon. Transfer the chicken from the plate back to the pan.


  • Put the pan in the oven and let them roast for 15 minutes. Fifteen minutes later, the chicken is cooked through, and the potatoes are tender, so now, add the required kale into the mixture and bake it for another 3 to 4 minutes. 
  • Five minutes later, your skillet lemon chicken and potato with kale are completely ready for you to devour into it. Pack it and enjoy it for a few days as your lunch. And scroll down to know how to store the dish. 

Nutritional Facts (Per Serving)

Calories: 432 kcal

Fats: 28 g

Carbs: 18 g

Proteins: 27 g

Cholesterol: 76 mg

Sodium: 378 mg

How To Store Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potatoes With Kale?

Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potato With Kale is easy to store. You only have to put your remaining dish in the fridge. Before serving, you can reheat it on a stove or a microwave. 

How Long Does Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potatoes With Kale Last?

Skillet Lemon Chicken And Potato With Kale last for five days in the fridge. And do not keep it at room temperature for longer hours. 

This recipe of skillet chicken and potato with kale is fun to make. Now, after you have learned the recipe, go and prepare one for yourself and serve the delicious meal to your family and friends. 

Happy cooking 🙂

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