Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken Made in Cast Iron Skillet

Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken is so simple and easy to make that you’ll want to make it all the time. It contains simple ingredients, is healthy, and is made in a cast iron skillet. I love the benefits of using a cast iron skillet to cook in.

And one pan or pot meals are so convenient.

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A cast iron skillet is easy to clean, you get the benefits of the iron, and there’s just something old-fashioned and good about cooking in an iron skillet.

I have fond memories of my mom and my grandmother doing most of their cooking in an iron skillet. So, there is that sentimental aspect of a cast iron skillet.

rosemary sea salt chicken

I admit I rarely used my cast iron skillet until recently, but I am so glad I’ve rediscovered it. Check out the recipe for yourself and I hope you will give it a try:

Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken (Printable Recipe HERE)


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1/4 C olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 6 small red potatoes, sliced
  • 1 small bag of mini carrots
  • 2 TBSP fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 TBSP sea salt
  • pepper to season


rosemary sea salt chicken


rosemary sea salt chicken


  1. Place your chicken on a plate and salt and pepper the chicken thighs, on both sides.
  2. In a cast iron skillet, heat 1/2 of the olive oil over medium/high heat.
  3. Add the rosemary to the skillet.
  4. Add chicken thighs and cook for about 5-7 minutes flipping over,  cooking on the other side for another 5-7 minutes.
  5. Remove the chicken thighs from the skillet.  Set aside.
  6. Turn down the heat to medium and add the sliced red potatoes, onions, and carrots to the skillet.
  7. Drizzle olive oil over the veggies.  Sprinkle with the sea salt.
  8. Add the thighs back on top of the veggies and cover.
  9. Cook for additional 20 minutes. Flip the thighs over halfway through the cooking time.
  10. Remove the skillet from the heat to check the thighs.  If done allow the chicken and veggies to rest for 3-5 minutes.  If not return to the heat until the thighs are done.  Flipping the chicken over halfway through the time.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

rosemary sea salt chicken


Looking for a delicious side dish to pair with the Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken? Try this Carrot Salad with Raisins and Pineapple.

My family loves the wonderful flavors of rosemary and sea salt in this Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken meal. It’s a one-pan, easy, cheap, and delicious dinner any day of the week.

Last week I made a delicious cast iron skillet Honey Lime Chicken recipe.

rosemary sea salt chicken


Cast iron Rosemary Sea Salt Chicken

Chicken thighs are fairly economical so making this a budget-friendly meal. And, chicken is a great source of protein, something I’m always trying to get more of in my recipes.

I think you’ll enjoy this rosemary sea salt chicken recipe made in an iron skillet as much as we do.

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  1. I had to pin this to make later! Thank you for the recipe, yum!

  2. I love Rosemary! THis is a great recipe. I eat a lot of chicken and I need fresh recipes so I don’t get bored. Thanks so much. 🙂

  3. This sounds so good. This will make a great new chicken recipe for my family. Thank you so much for sharing

  4. I have never used a cast iron skillet before. I believe I need one now.

  5. I like that it’s all in one pan.

  6. I never used a cast iron sklillet on chicken this looks so delicious

  7. This makes such a great meal. I love that it is so easy to make. It was a hit at my house. Thank you so much for sharing

  8. I like the idea of cooking everything in one skillet.And I have a cast iron skillet.

  9. sounds good, I like rosemary with chicken

  10. I love rosemary chicken!

  11. Mmm!! this looks delish!! I LOVE that you left the skin on the chicken!! It gives it SUCH amazing flavor!

  12. This chicken looks delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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