Chicken Sweet Potato Bake
The flavors of fall in a delicious chicken and sweet potato casserole seasoned with ginger, nutmeg, orange peel and apple juice.
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
1 cut-up broiler-fryer chicken, skin removed
4 medium sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
3/4 cup apple juice
- Mix together ginger, nutmeg and pepper; sprinkle on all sides of chicken.
- In shallow 2-quart baking dish, arrange chicken in single layer. Place sweet potatoes around chicken. Sprinkle with orange peel and pour apple juice over all.
- Bake in 400°F (205°C) oven about 1 hour or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease, basting with liquid in dish several times.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 398; Protein: 32.4 grams; Total Fat: 8.2 grams; Carbohydrates: 47.6 grams; Cholesterol: 91 milligrams; Sodium: 154 milligrams.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.