Easy Maple Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
For Sweet Potatoes
For Maple Sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper on both sides. lightly coat chicken breasts in flour. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, heat oil. Place chicken in pan and brown on both sides, About 5 minutes on each side until golden-brown. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in same pan from the chicken, over medium-high heat until hot. Saute sweet potatoes, onion, and garlic in oil 5-8 minutes until veggies are golden brown in spots and caramelized (sweet potatoes won’t be cooked completely) then Stir in paprika and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In the same oven safe skillet you have been using all along place chicken on top of the sweet potato mixture and place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. or you can also use a oven safe baking dish, pour the sweet potato mixture on the bottom of the pan then place chicken on top. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. While the chicken is baking, Make the maple sauce. In a small pot saute the garlic in the oil for about 2 minutes. Add maple syrup, and balsamic vinegar. stir well. let simmer and reduce for about 8-10 minutes until slightly thickened.
  6. After the chicken has baked for 20 minutes. remove from the oven and brush the maple sauce over the chicken breast and drizzle the leftover sauce over the sweet potatoes.
  7. Bake for another 10 minutes. cool for about 5 minutes and serve immediately, or divide up portion in to dishes for weekly meal prep.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information:
Serving size: 1 Chicken Breast and 1/4 of sweet potatoes
Calories: 345 Fat: 15g Carbohydrates: 28g Sugar: 9g Fiber: 3g Protein: 24g