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Roasted Maple Sriracha Chicken Thighs and Squash

This is the perfect weekday dinner - all roasted on one sheet pan.  Serve over a wild rice pilaf and it has all the flavors of a Midwest Autumn.  

Prep Time 
Cook Time 
Total Time 
Servings 
5

Ingredients 

1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon sriracha
1-2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
6 to 8 (28 ounces) Gold’n Plump Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
1 1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cubed into 1-inch pieces
2 baking apples, sliced 
Garnish with thyme leaves if desired

Instructions 

Preheat oven to 400°F.  Prepare a sheet pan with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk together maple syrup, sriracha, garlic, salt and pepper.

Dip the chicken in the mixture and place on baking sheet. Add the butternut squash to the same bowl and toss to coat.  Place on the sheet pan around the chicken thighs. 

Roast for 15 minutes, add the apple slices to the pan and stir together with the squash (coat the apples with the syrup mixture).  Cook another 15-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165 degrees internal temperature). Garnish with thyme leaves.

Tips 

Tip –Braeburn and Granny Smith are both excellent baking apples. 

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  • Serving Size
    • Servings 
      5
  • PER SERVING
    • Calories 
      330
    • Calories from Fat 
      20%
    • Total Fat 
      7g
    • Saturated Fat 
      2g
    • Total Carbohydrate 
      32g
    • Protein 
      34g
    • Sugars 
      20g
    • Cholesterol 
      150mg
    • Dietary Fiber 
      5g
    • Sodium 
      430mg
  • DAILY VALUE
    • Vitamin A 
      223%
    • Vitamin C 
      38%
    • Calcium 
      8%
    • Iron 
      14%
  • DIETARY EXCHANGES
    • Starch/Bread 
      1
    • Other Carbohydrates 
      0.5
    • Fruit 
      0.5
    • Lean Protein 
      4.5
    • Recipes calling out meat in the Dietary Exchanges category were analyzed with information prior to 2014 updates. Recipes calling out protein were analyzed with the new information after 2014.
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