Brown Sugar Chicken & Sweet Potato Casserole {Comfort Food}
 
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Ingredients
For chicken...
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into quarters
  • 4 Tbl. butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
For sweet potatoes...
  • 4 Tbl. butter, melted
  • 4-6 fresh sage leaves
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, about 3 large, cooked & mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • dash nutmeg
  • dash cayenne pepper
Instructions
For chicken...
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Over low heat melt 4 Tbl. butter with garlic in a heavy sauce pan.
  3. Increase temperature to medium high, add ½ cup brown sugar stirring continuously until the butter and sugar are combined.
  4. Remove from heat and continue stirring until mixture is smooth. Will be thick and grainy.
  5. Place chicken breasts in a 4 Qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  6. Spoon brown sugar mixture over chicken and bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and reduce heat to 300 degrees.
For sweet potatoes...
  1. Melt 4 Tbl. butter over medium heat, add sage leaves and saute until butter is golden brown. Remove from heat.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all remaining sweet potato ingredients in a bowl, then add sage browned butter.
  3. Pour mixture over brown sugar glazed chicken pieces and gently swirl brown sugar syrup with sweet potatoes.
  4. Bake uncovered for 1 hour.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at http://www.lemonythyme.com/chicken-sweet-potato-casserole-comfort-food/