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Lemon-Ancho Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
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Lemon-Ancho Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

1 Hr(s) 10 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
55 Min(s) Cook
Want to add big flavor to a dish, fast? Lemon juice and ancho peppers do it for this chicken and sweet potato dish. It takes only 15 minutes to prep.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1-1/2 tsp. zest and 1/4 cup juice from 2 lemon s
3 Tbsp. honey, divided
4 ancho chile s, stemmed, seeded and hydrated
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
6 chicken leg quarter s (3 lb.), separated
1-1/2 lb. sweet potato es (about 3), peeled, each cut into 12 wedges
1 large sweet onion, cut into wedges
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
1
Blend lemon juice, 2 Tbsp. honey and peppers in blender until smooth paste.
2
Pour dressing over chicken in large bowl; toss to coat. Add half the chicken to Dutch oven or large deep skillet; cook on high heat 2 min. Remove from pan. Repeat with remaining chicken. Add onions to pan; cook 5 min., stirring occasionally. Return chicken to pan. Add potatoes and pepper mixture; mix well. Cover.
3
Cook on medium-low heat 45 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF) and potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Mix sour cream, lemon zest and remaining honey. Serve spooned over chicken; top with cilantro.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
For a darker sauce, substitute pasilla chiles for ancho chiles.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute 1 whole 3-lb. broiler-fryer chicken, cut into pieces, for the leg quarters.
Nutrition
Calories
510
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
32%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 120mg
40%
Sodium 340mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 39g
14%
Dietary Fibers 6g
21%
Sugars 18g
36%
Protein 33g
66%
Vitamin A
310%
Vitamin C
10%
Calcium
8%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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