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Teriyaki Chicken Thighs and Roasted Frozen Vegetables

This is a great budget friendly meal that will fill up your family.

This recipe is SUPER easy and is ready in no time. We had some leftover chicken thighs and wanted to come up with a budget friendly meal. This recipe is full of flavor and will fill up your family. 

Grill It!

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $13.90 as of July 2022.

  • If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $11.02.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: 1 chicken thigh, 1/2 cup rice and 1/4 of the vegetables.

Equipment needed: Sheet Pan and Rice Cooker or Pot for Rice

Total time: 30 minutes


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. There will be a savings of about $2.88 if you have a stocked pantry. 

Pantry & Spices

Total: $2.88 as of July 2022

  • olive oil $2.88


Total: $11.02 as of July 2022

  • 1 - package chicken thighs $5.13
  • 1 - teriyaki sauce $2.78
  • 1 - package long grain rice $0.78
  • 1 - bag frozen vegetables 20 oz $2.33

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Preheat oven to 450° F
  2. Cook 1 cup of long grain rice to package instructions.
  3. Grease sheet pan and line with parchment paper.
  4. Place chicken in the center of the pan
  5. Spread 1/2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce over each chicken thigh. Turn and add 1/2 tablespoon teriyaki sauce over the other side of each chicken thigh.
  6. Add frozen vegetables to both sides of the chicken.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes stir the vegetables
  8. Bake for additional 10 minutes or until chicken is between 165°F and 180°F.
  9. Serve with rice and additional teriyaki sauce. Enjoy!  

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 1 – Family of 4

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