Thursday, February 16, 2006

Balsamic Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Pasta

Dinner for 2/15:

Balsamic Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Pasta

Makes 4 servings, 496.25 calories per serving.

Balsamic Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Pasta Recipe

7 oz. angelhair pasta, prepared.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions
1 medium (523g.) sweet potato, 1/2 inch cubes
1 large onion (225g), sliced in 1/8 inch moons
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. fresh thyme

Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss all ingredients together on a cookie sheet, bake, stirring occasionally until tender and caramelized (45 - 60 minutes).

8.5 oz. chicken breast, cubed
2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp. fresh thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp. olive oil

Combine all ingredients in a zipper baggy, allow to marinate for 20 minutes in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature and brown the chicken on all sides, about six minutes.

Pan Sauce
1 c. chicken broth

Remove chicken and deglaze the pan with 1 c. chicken broth, reduce by half.

Combine pan sauce, pasta, chicken and sweet potatoes.


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Anonymous said...

This looks yummy and I don't even like yams!! >^..^<

Anonymous said...

I make this at least once a month. It's great!

Anonymous said...

Made this for dinner tonight – It was a big hit!