Molasses-Pepper Glazed Chicken & Squash

Chicken and Squash Recipes
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Sweet brown molasses provides the perfect counterpart to piquant pepper in the glaze for this main dish recipe.
20 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
6 servings

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.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  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. Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl.
  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. Remove chicken and squash to serving platter.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This recipe was simple to prepare and very tasty.

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