One Pot Chicken Dish: Chicken Squash Medley

This easy one-pot chicken dish could go into the 17 minute meals category except for the cooking time.

It is a quick and easy chicken recipe that takes advantage of the fall harvest.

You can use any variety of squash that you would like. I usually include at least one deep orange one. Pick a tart apple.

One Pot Chicken Dish: Squash and Apple Recipe

1 quart of 3 varieties of squash: Your choice – wash, peeled, cubed
1 red onion – sliced
2 cups apples, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 tablespoon chopped sageOne Pot Chicken Dish
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
6 whole chicken legs
Salt & pepper
¼ cup red wine

  1. Place cut squash, onion and apples into a large roasting pan or oven safe skillet.
  2. Add sage and olive oil and toss till coated.
  3. Set the chicken legs on top and season with salt and pepper
  4. Roast for about 40 minutes to 1 hour at 375 degrees or until the squash and apples are tender and the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Place the roasting pan over a burner and heat.
  6. Stir in wine and reduce for a minute or so.
  7. Take it straight to the dinner table!

Chicken And Apples: Use Salmon Or Pork Chops Too

Chicken thighs are the ideal size for this one-pot chicken dish. When you use chicken breasts the vegetables tend to be a bit firm and when you use thighs the veggies are a bit overcooked when the chicken is done.

This recipe also goes nicely with a salmon fillet or pork chops. Don’t get the extra thick pork chops and it will cook perfectly.


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