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Maple Pecan Chicken, Butternut Squash, Steamed Pea-pods

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Maple Pecan Chicken served with butternut squash and steamed pea-pods.  The color, the flavor, the ease.  You’ll be a hero.

Maple Pecan Chicken
Maple Pecan Chicken

Maple Pecan Chicken, Butternut Squash, Steamed Pea-pods

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 4

Ingredients

Maple Pecan Chicken

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves

Butternut Squash

  • 1 Butternut Squash large
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Steamed Pea-pods

  • 1 bag pea pods steam-in-the-bag

Instructions

Maple Pecan Chicken

  • Sprinkle salt on chicken. Melt butter and oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and brown on each side. Add syrup, vinegar, and pecans. Cook about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally and flipping chicken at least once. Serve chicken with sauce and pecans on top.

Butternut Squash

  • Preheat oven to 400. Peel squash, cut in half, and scoop out pulp and seeds. Discard pulp and seeds. Cut squash into 1-2 inch cubes. Toss squash with olive oil in a medium bowl until well coated. Spread in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400 for 25-30 minutes or until squash is soft and beginning to brown on the edges.

Pea-Pods

  • Cook pea-pods according to package directions.
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