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Chipotle Honey Chicken Tenders and Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients & Amounts

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 chipotles in adobo sauce, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 pounds chicken breast tenders (or chicken breasts pounded to 3/4-inch thickness, sliced into strips)
  • 6 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes

Directions

  1. 24 hours before you plan on eating: Mix 1 tablesoon olive oil, chilies, minced garlic, honey, vinegar, salt, cumin, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Pour into a large Ziploc bag. Rinse chicken tenders, pat dry, and trim any fat, then place in the bag. Close the bag and squish around to coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate for eight to 24 hours.
  2. When ready to cook: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. In a large baking pan, toss together remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, sweet potatoes, and an additional sprinkling of sea salt. Roast for 30 minutes, stirring once.
  4. Add marinated chicken tenders to the sweet potato pan, and continue to bake for 10 minutes, until chicken is cooked through (no pink in the middle) and juices run clear.

Food Category

Poultry

Dietary Restrictions (check all that apply)

Egg Free
High Protein
Peanut Free

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