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Chicken Sweet Potato Bake

No recipe image available.The flavors of fall in a delicious chicken and sweet potato casserole seasoned with ginger, nutmeg, orange peel and apple juice.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix together ginger, nutmeg and pepper; sprinkle on all sides of chicken.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.