Grilled Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze
Maple syrup, rosemary, and orange juice add balanced sweetness to a grilled chicken and sweet potato dinner.
- 4 chicken leg quarters
- 3/4 cup orange juice concentrate
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 2 Tbs fresh rosemary, chopped
- 2 sweet potatoes, scrubbed and sliced into 1" thick rounds
- 1 tsp salt, divided
- 1 tsp pepper, divided
- Prepare charcoal coals for grill, or preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix orange juice concentrate, maple syrup, rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place chicken and potatoes on the grill or on a sheetpan under broiler. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Grill or broil chicken and potatoes for 25 minutes, turning all pieces at least once. Brush chicken and potatoes with one half of orange juice mixture, let cook 30 seconds and turn. Brush second side, cook one minute and turn all pieces again. Cook for one more minute. Remove from heat and serve.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council
Calories from Fat 47 (12%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 61g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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