Cranberry Roast Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Roast Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
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Makes 4 servings


1 pound sweet potatoes, thinly sliced
4 bone-in chicken breast halves (about 2 1/4 lbs.)
1 14-ounce can Ocean Spray® Whole Berry or Jellied Cranberry Sauce
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Rinse potatoes; pat dry. Place potatoes evenly in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Place chicken on top. Whisk remaining ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl. Pour mixture evenly over chicken and potatoes.

Bake uncovered for 50 minutes or until chicken is cooked throughout and potatoes are tender.

Makes 4 servings.

PER SERVING: Cal. 591 (29% DV), Fat Cal. 162, Pro. 39g (78% DV), Carb. 67g (22% DV), Fat 18g (27% DV), Chol. 103mg (34% DV), Sod. 445mg (18% DV), Vit. A 1936RE (193% DV), Vit. C 22mg (36% DV), Vit. E 3mg (10% DV), Calcium 44mg (4% DV), Iron 2mg (9% DV), Folate 24Ug (6% DV), Zinc 1mg (9% DV), Pot. 623mg (17% DV), Dietary Exchange: Fruit 2, Starch 2.5, Meat 4, Fat 1.5


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Let'I told them it was “cranberry-ginger chicken!”

This was so quick & easy to prepare, & my husband & teenage boys really liked it. (So did I.) They said I should’ve made more! (Growing boy problems!) Will definitely make it again.

Quick and tasty

I made this recipe but did as others suggested and added a bit of chopped onion, some garlic powder and one more thing that wasn't suggested and that is thyme. So delicious, and even my husband said this was a keeper!

Very good

DGV from Round Rock, TX

I did not have sweet potatoes, so I used regular potatoes. Also added green beans. I used the fresh cranberries and made a sauce with added onions. Very good and I think it would be very tasty with sweet potatoes too. The added green beans were ok. So next time I will do green beans on the side. My husband said he would prefer mashed potatoes on the side. This is a keeper for anytime. Thanks.

Nice use of cranberry sauce

Christine from Ogden, UT

I followed the direction but used coconut oil and fresh ground ginger; just before I added the sauce to the chicken I threw on some garlic powder. Very good very moist. My mom won't eat sweet potatoes so I sliced carrots for her. They take longer to cook but it works. Changes I will make in the future MORE ginger, more garlic, rough chopped onion, and Lemon or lime juice (or essential Oil)


stephanie from olmeda, CA

I made this on november 17th and it came out wonderful! I added onion and garlic to the sauce as well as a little dash of mrs. Dash, I also added 4 tablespoons of honey to give the cranberries a sweeter taste. My boyfriend loved it! I also added green beans to the sweet potato and came out more awsome! I used a whole chicken and based it within a hour difference.

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