"A savory combination of chicken, sweet potato, and spinach is seasoned with sage, sweetened with pear, given a splash of whiskey for a kick, and topped with toasted hazelnuts. It makes a lovely fall supper!" — Always Cooking Up Something
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olive oil, or as needed
skinless, boneless chicken breast half, cut into cubes
sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
minced fresh sage
pear - peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
chopped toasted hazelnuts
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Really nice hash style recipe. Only thing I added was some spicy seasoning at the end. Do toast the hazlenuts.. there is a huge difference in thair flavor. Taste some untoasted and then toast some up... so much better toasted
Made this tonight on a whim to use some sweet potatoes I had. I used some drumsticks instead just because I had them and it was great.
It was delicious! I would however make a few adjustments next time. I loved the pears and would add another. I would also double the spinach, since it cooks down so much.
Other than that - fab!
I changed a few things... use apples instead of pears as that was all I had, used Jack Daniels instead of Irish Whiskey, walnuts instead of hazelnuts and used chicken boullion instead of just water. I also tripled the whiskey amount, as my husband and I both love the taste of whiskey and the dish was not overpoweringly whiskey tasting. It was perfect! Absolutely will make again, especially in the fall.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 155
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