Spiced Chicken Breast with Sweet Potatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.9
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.2 mg
  • Sodium: 142.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 boneless chicken breasts w skin removed
    1/2 to 1 tsp mild chili powder
    1 tsp sweet paprika
    sea salt and black pepper, a couple of dashes of each
    2 tbsp olive oil
    3 fresh thyme sprigs
    4 cloves of garlic - unpeeled and slightly smashed
    1 tsp coriander seeds, lightly crushed
    5 to 6 star anise, lightly crushed
    3 large sweet potatoes
    1 red chili, trimmed, seeded and minced


makes 4 servings

mix chili powder, paprika and some salt and pepper with the olive oil in a wide baking dish. Add the chicken breasts and turn over so both sides are coated. Add thyme, garlic, star anise on top of chicken. cover and let marinade for atleast 30 minutes or overnight in fridge.
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Bake chicken uncovered for about 15 minutes until meat is just firm when lightly pressed.
Bring a pan of salted water to boil and add peeled, sliced to 5/8 in thick sweet potatoes. Cook 7 to 8 minutes. Drain and place under cold running water. Dice potatoes and set aside.
Transfer cooked chicken to warm plate and cover. Rest for 10 minutes. Squeese out soft garlic back into baking pan, add chilis and sweet potatoes. Toss to mix. Bake for 10 minutes stirring once or twice. Spoon on to plates and add chicken.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VICKYLYNNE.

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