Winter Chicken Recipes

Baked BBQ Chicken with Sweet Potato and Cranberries

This easy recipe for baked BBQ chicken breasts is warm, hearty, and colorful. The tart cranberries complement the sweet barbecue sauce and the mellow sweet potatoes. Homemade barbecue sauce is what I used on the chicken breasts, but your favorite barbecue sauce will work too.

Prep: 10min

Total: 1h10min

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Nutrition Facts : calories 318.8 calories, Carbohydrate 46.3 g, Cholesterol 68.4 mg, Fat 2 g, Fiber 9.3 g, Protein 29.8 g, Saturated Fat 0.5 g, servingSize None, Sodium 353.3 mg, Sugar 21.7 g, Trans Fat None, unSaturated Fat None

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and cored
  • ½ medium sweet onion
  • 2 (5 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Instruction:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Pierce sweet potato several times with a fork, then cut in half. Place in a microwave-safe dish; pour in about 1/2 inch of water. Microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, chop carrots, apple, and onion; arrange in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  4. Brush barbecue sauce on both sides of the chicken breasts and lay atop the vegetables.
  5. Remove sweet potato from the microwave. Peel and discard skin. Cut sweet potato into large chunks; scatter into the baking dish. Sprinkle cranberries over top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is tender and no longer pink in the center, 45 to 55 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

One-Pan Winter Chicken Roast Recipe by Tasty

Here’s what you need: large sweet potato, brussels sprouts, apples, skins on chicken thigh, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme

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Nutrition Facts : calories 479 calories, Carbohydrate 40 grams, Fat 20 grams, Fiber 8 grams, Protein 35 grams, Sugar 19 grams

Ingredients:

  • 1 large sweet potato, cubed
  • 1 lb brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 4 skins on chicken thigh
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme

Instruction:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. On a baking sheet, toss the sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, and sliced apples so they’re evenly distributed.
  3. Lay the chicken thighs on top.
  4. Drizzle the olive oil over the chicken, fruit, and veggies, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Sprinkle with the garlic, rosemary, and thyme.
  6. Turn the chicken over and season on the other side, then return to skin-side up.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, then broil for 5 – 10 minutes so the chicken skin gets golden brown and crispy.
  8. Enjoy!

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