Gluten-Free Recipes

Grilled Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 40 min.
A sweet and healthy grilled chicken and sweet potato dinner.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Calories 404
  Calories from Fat 47 (12%)
(8%) Total Fat 5g
(7%) Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(35%) Cholesterol 104mg
(31%) Sodium 735mg
(28%) Potassium 970mg
Total Carbohydrate 61g
(11%) Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 47g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(57%) Protein 29g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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