Molasses-Pepper Glazed Chicken & Squash
Chicken and Squash Recipes

Molasses-Pepper Glazed Chicken & Squash

Sweet brown molasses provides the perfect counterpart to piquant pepper in the glaze for this main dish recipe.

6
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Chicken

2 pounds (4 cups) butternut squash, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter melted

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 (about 7 ounces each) chicken leg quarters,  skinned

Glaze

1/3 cup molasses

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

1 teaspoon ground ginger

 

 *Substitute 6 split chicken breasts.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Toss together squash, butter and salt in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Place chicken in pan, meat-side down. Bake 35 minutes or until chicken begins to brown. Turn chicken. Stir squash mixture.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl.

  4. STEP 4

    Drizzle chicken and squash with glaze. Continue baking 20-25 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with fork and squash is tender.

  5. STEP 5

    Remove chicken and squash to serving platter.

Nutrition

580Calories
29Fat (mg)
175Cholesterol (mg)
900Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
47Protein (g)

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  October 08, 2008

This recipe was simple to prepare and very tasty.

— says Carolyn
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