Yogurt-Marinated Chicken With Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken With Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes
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Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 450° F. Spread the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast, tossing occasionally, until fragrant, 4 to 5 minutes. Let cool and coarsely chop.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the quinoa according to the package directions. Fold in the walnuts, parsley, 2 teaspoons of the oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Divide the potato, mushrooms, and thyme between 2 rimmed baking sheets; toss with 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Roast, rotating the sheets once, until tender, 13 to 15 minutes. Drizzle with the vinegar and toss gently.
  5. Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil in a large cast-iron or other nonstick skillet over medium heat. Wipe the excess marinade off the chicken and cook until golden brown and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve with the quinoa and vegetables.
By February, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 470
  • Fat 15g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 63mg
  • Sodium 739mg
  • Protein 35g
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Iron 6mg
  • Calcium 108mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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The yogurt in the marinade not only flavors the chicken but also acts as a tenderizer. Try it with lamb, too.

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