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Sheet-Pan Honey-Garlic Chicken and Butternut Squash

sheet-pan honey-garlic chicken and butternut squash Entree
Sheet-Pan Honey-Garlic Chicken and Butternut Squash
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4

This sheet-pan chicken dinner is for all of you sweet-and-savory fans out there. Red pepper flakes, garlic and honey come together to create a chicken dinner that has a touch of sweetness and a hint of spice to it. It’s bold but not over the top, which is exactly how we like it. MORE+ LESS-

November 5, 2018

Ingredients

5
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon lemon juice
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon red pepper flakes
2
lb butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (4 cups)
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/4
teaspoon ground pepper
4
bone-in skin-on chicken thighs (1 1/2 lb)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 18x13-inch rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of the honey, the lemon juice, garlic and pepper flakes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix squash, oil, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt and 3 tablespoons of the honey mixture. Toss to coat. Add squash mixture to pan.
  • 4
    Season chicken with remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Add chicken to pan of squash; brush with 1 tablespoon of the honey mixture. Roast 15 minutes. Brush chicken with remaining 1 tablespoon honey mixture; return to oven 10 to 15 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F) and squash is lightly starting to turn brown and is just tender. Remove from oven; drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon honey over chicken, and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Chopped parsley makes a lovely garnish for this dish.
  • To save time, look for precut butternut squash in most grocery store produce sections.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
110mg
36%
Sodium
1010mg
42%
Potassium
880mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
26g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
440%
440%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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