Chicken Thighs with Roasted Apples and Garlic

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<p>Chicken Thighs with Roasted Apples and Garlic</p>
Photo: Lee Harrelson

Baked apples and chicken combine for an autumnal meal that's ready in less than 45 minutes.

4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and about 2/3 cup apple mixture)

Ingredients

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5 cups chopped peeled Braeburn apple (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
Cooking spray
8 chicken thighs (about 2 pounds), skinned
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Chopped parsley (optional)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 475°.

Combine first 5 ingredients. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss well to coat. Spread apple mixture on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray.

Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, and arrange on top of the apple mixture. Bake at 475° for 25 minutes or until chicken is done and apple is tender. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

Partially mash apple mixture with a potato masher, and serve with chicken. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 257
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 25.9 g
Carbohydrate 26.6 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 107 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 405 mg
Calcium 30 mg