Delectable Delights — Rapid Maple-Balsamic Chicken



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Rapid Maple-Balsamic Chicken w/ Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli




Broccoli Florets
Sweet Potatoes
Chicken Breasts
Balsamic Vinegar
Maple Syrup
Sweet and Smoky Spice Blend



Preheat and Prep: Oven 450. Place broccoli on baking sheet. toss a drizzle of oil and pinch of slat and pepper on them. Roast until crispy and lightly browned, 15mins maybe.



Microwave Potatoes: Prick sweet potatoes all over with a fork. Put on a plate and microwave on high, maybe 10min.


Sear Chicken: While potatoes and broccoli cook, heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over med-high heat. Season chicken all both sides with salt and pepper then cook until browned and no longer pink in center.(I like to turn every 2-3min until done.) Remove from pan and set aside.



Make Glaze: Add balsamic vinegar to pan and simmer until thickened but not evaporated, 1-2min. Add 3 tsp maple syrup and simmer until very thick and sticky, 1min. Add 1/2 TBSP butter and stir until melted. Return chicken and coat. 



Split Potatoes: Split sweet potatoes down middle. Season with slat, pepper, and toss butter on top with a pinch of sweet and smoky spice bend. 


Serve: Arrange sweet potatoes on plate with chicken and broccoli. Drizzle any remaining glaze on to chicken. 



I have to say the sweet potatoes we got where pitiful. Microwaving them didn’t work. We ended up pitching the sweet potatoes. I will never microwave potatoes again. Other then that we enjoyed this meal. The chicken and broccoli where amazing and I’d cook it again. All the recipes I get from HelloFresh are the quick kind 20 to maybe 40min with prep and cooking. 



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