Baked Chicken and Acorn Squash
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
As usual, I halved the recipe for the two of us. But neither of us was thrilled with the peaches; their flavor added a jarring note to the dish, even though the taste of the peaches' syrup fit right in. Next time I will try pears, as someone else suggested. I served this melange over rice. I also removed the skin from the chicken before preparing it, both to eliminate excess fat and to allow the brown sugar and rosemary to be absorbed.
I used 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs. I also basted it with chicken stock. This is so good! Who would have thought that the peaches would add such great flavor. I used olive oil a well
Easy to make. The fragrance is wonderful and the flavor even better. I served it to guest and it was a big hit.
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looks great... looking for recipes to use all this squash from the garden. wonder if I could use just regular yellow squash?
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I served this to guests for my first time making it. I most definitely did not go wrong! The ooo's and ahhhh's lasted all evening! Even my husband was giving me the wide-eyed look. I did make a few changes to the recipe. I used pears instead of peaches, Costco's seasoning salt instead of regular salt (same amount) and butternut squash instead of acorn. I also doubled the recipe. Delicious!
This was a surprisingly good dish. I was a little concerned, as it looked like a lot of liquid in the pan, but my husband and son devoured it. The chicken picks up a nice flavor from the squash, peaches and rosemary. I used boneless breasts, which I thought got a little dry, so I think next time I will use bone-in chicken pieces.
Great using chicken breasts too!
I would not only make this again - but I will add this recipe to my "bring a meal to people" list!This was so easy and so delicious!Some things I adjusted (because I do that a lot)- garlic powder, instead of fresh- olive oil, I always use olive for everything- frozen chicken breasts,instead of bone-in...- and I forgot to baste, but that was ok because for some reason I thought the recipe called for a drizzling of honey.....- nor did I do any "browning" of the meatNow for presentation and time allowing - I think I would stick to the original recipe. The way I did it tonight, though, was perfect because at 5:30 I didn't even have a plan.....just some beautiful Acorn Squash that needed a new idea!My seven girls loved it....and so did their picky dad!