Indian Spice Roasted Chicken with Squash

Indian Spice Roasted Chicken with Squash

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  • Preparation Time

    15 mins

  • Cooking Time

    30 mins

  • Recipe Serves

    4

Ingredients


  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground coriander
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5 mL) salt
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5 mL) ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5 mL) ground black pepper
  • 4 tsp. (20 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*, melted
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) 1% plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cups (750 mL) cubed butternut squash, ( 2.5 cm cubes)
  • 4 bone-in chicken breasts, skin removed
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh cilantro, (optional)

Preparation

Step 1

Combine cumin, turmeric, coriander, salt, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper with Becel® Buttery Taste margarine. Stir ½ of the Becel® Omega3plus margarine mixture into yogurt, then stir in ginger and garlic; refrigerate. Combine remaining margarine mixture with squash in medium bowl; refrigerate.

Step 2

Make several cuts in each chicken breast; arrange, meat side up, in single layer in large baking dish. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken, pushing into cuts. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 4 hours or overnight.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.

Step 4

Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade. Arrange chicken and squash mixture on baking sheet in single layer. Bake in center of oven, turning squash occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and squash is tender, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Recipe Tip:

*Becel® Gold in Quebec.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Indian Spice Roasted Chicken with Squash
Recipe Serves : 4

1 servingAmount% Daily Value
Calories:260  
Calories from Fat:80  
Total Fat:8 g 
Saturated Fat:2 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:2.2 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:3.5 g 
Cholesterol:80 mg 
Sodium:180 mg 
Total Carbs:14 g 
Dietary Fiber:2 g 
Sugars:3 g 
Protein:31 g 
Vitamin A: 230 %
Vitamin C: 40 %
Calcium: 8 %
Iron: 10 %
Potassium:651 mg 
Omega-3:0.4 g 
Omega-6:1.8 g 
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