Grilled Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze
A sweet and healthy 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-inch thick rounds
- 1 tsp salt, divided
- 1 tsp pepper, divided
- Prepare charcoal coals for grill, or pre-heat broiler.
- In a small bowl, mix orange juice concentrate, maple syrup, rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
- Sprinkle chicken and potatoes with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
- Place chicken and potatoes on the grill or on a sheet pan under broiler.
- 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 1 minute and turn all pieces again. Cook for 1 more minute. Remove from heat and serve.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council
Calories from Fat 47 (12%)
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 61g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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