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Smoky Chicken and Sweet Potato Traybake

4 Servings

45 minutes

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A mix of honey, smoked paprika and orange zest deliver high-impact flavor in this ultra-easy chicken traybake. Even the knifework here is minimal—you’ll only need to trim the chicken, quarter an orange and cut the vegetables into wedges. After transferring the roasted chicken and vegetables to a platter, we combine the drippings that remain on the baking sheet with softened butter and the juice squeezed from the roasted orange. The ingredients come together into a glossy, savory-sweet sauce that will make dinner taste far more labor-intensive than it actually was.




Don’t forget to pat the chicken dry to wick away excess moisture that would prevent the honey-oil mixture from clinging while also inhibiting flavorful browning.

45 minutes



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JoAnn S.
November 7, 2022
Great seasonal dinner
I followed the recipe exactly as written and it was outstanding. It's a great fall dinner. The potatoes, chicken, and onion were done to perfection with a nice sauce.
Sarah T.
October 15, 2022
Delicious and simple
This was a hit with our family!! Will definitely make again
Mary K.
October 5, 2022
Fall dinner
I used half the honey and oil but it was an easy and delicious meal for the season.
Cathy B.
February 4, 2024
Very meh - mush fest
Very underwhelmed with this dish. All the flavor is on the chicken skin, and the skin roasted but didn't crisp up for me. And the potatoes and onion were all soft (which is what you want), but that made the texture of the whole dinner rather uniform. Luckily, I had served with some crisp green beans with sunflower seeds. Would not make again.