Mexican Chicken with Savory Rub and Roasted Vegetables

Mexican Chicken with Savory Rub and Roasted Vegetables

Mexican Chicken with Savory Rub and Roasted Vegetables is a delightful dish that combines juicy, seasoned chicken with a medley of roasted vegetables. The savory rub, made with a mix of traditional Mexican spices, lends a burst of flavor to the chicken, while the roasted vegetables provide a healthy, colorful side. This dish is perfect for a family dinner or a special gathering, offering a taste of Mexican cuisine right in your home.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 2 ears of corn, cut into halves or thirds
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the cumin, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil and then coat them evenly with the spice mixture.
  4. In a large baking dish, arrange the chicken breasts in a single layer.
  5. In a separate bowl, toss the sliced bell peppers, onion, zucchini, and corn with a bit of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  6. Spread the vegetables evenly around the chicken in the baking dish.
  7. Place the dish in the oven and roast for about 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender and slightly caramelized.
  8. Remove from the oven and let rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the chicken and vegetables, and garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.

Serve your Mexican Chicken with Savory Rub and Roasted Vegetables with a side of warm tortillas or a fresh green salad. Enjoy the vibrant flavors and comforting textures of this delicious dish!