Orange-Glazed Roast Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes

Baked chicken and sweet potatoes seasoned with orange juice, sprinkled with cranberries give a tangy dinner ready in an hour.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Basting Sauce

1/4
cup orange marmalade
2
tablespoons orange juice
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Chicken and Vegetables

4
bone-in skinless chicken breasts
2
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 1-quart saucepan, cook basting sauce ingredients over low heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until marmalade is melted.
  • 2 In 15x10x1-inch pan, place chicken breasts. Brush with half of the basting sauce. In medium bowl, toss potatoes and onion with oil; place around chicken. Bake 25 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, soak cranberries in 1/4 cup orange juice.
  • 4 Brush chicken again with remaining basting sauce. Stir gently to coat vegetables with pan juices. With slotted spoon, sprinkle cranberries over vegetables; drizzle with juice. Bake about 20 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (170°F), and vegetables are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    26g
    26%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    260%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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