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Marmalade-Glazed Chicken with Squash

Celebrate the weekend with this easy citrus-glazed chicken recipe and baked squash side, prepared with lots of orange marmalade.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: January 2005

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Ingredients

  • 1 1acorn squashacorn squashes, (1-1/2 lb/750 g)
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuporange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspcider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lbboneless skinless chicken thighboneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspminced fresh parsley
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Preparation

Cut squash in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Cut each half into 6 wedges.

In large bowl, whisk together marmalade, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper; add squash and turn to coat. Place squash on large foil-lined rimmed baking sheet, reserving marmalade mixture. Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, add chicken thighs to remaining marmalade mixture; turn to coat well. Add to baking sheet of squash. Drizzle any remaining marmalade mixture over top.

Roast chicken and squash, basting occasionally, until juices run clear when chicken is pierced and squash is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

Broil chicken and squash until chicken is golden. Sprinkle minced parsley over squash.

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Additional information : Variation
Marmalade-Glazed Drumsticks with Squash: Use 8 (about 1-1/2 lb/750 g total) chicken drumsticks instead of chicken thighs.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 377 pro 34g total fat 9g sat. fat 2g
carb 42g fibre 2g chol 141mg sodium 832mg

% RDI:

calcium 7 iron 22 vit A 8 vit C 32
folate 21
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