Make this simple honey lemon chicken and green bean sheet pan dinner tonight Editors

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The worst part of cooking is doing the dishes afterwards! So, this recipe calls for only one pan, meaning you can spend more time eating and less time cleaning.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 


  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil 
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped 
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 pound of green beans
  • 8-10 chicken tenders
  • salt to taste
  • sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.

  2. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, lemon juice, sesame oil, honey and half of cilantro.

  3. In a medium sized bowl, combine smoked paprika, black pepper, cumin, garlic powder and chili powder. Coat chicken tenders in seasoning.

  4. Place chicken tenders on baking sheet and coat with half of the sauce mixture. Bake for 10 minutes.

  5. Remove chicken from oven and flip each tender to the other side. Add green beans and drizzle with half of the remaining sauce and a pinch of salt to taste. Bake for another 10-15 minutes.

  6. Remove sheet pan and drizzle with the remaining sauce. Place pan back in oven and broil for 2 minutes.

  7. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle chicken and green beans with remaining half of cilantro and garnish with sesame seeds.