Grilled Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

National Chicken Council
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins


4 chicken leg quarters
3/4cup orange juice concentrate
1/2cup maple syrup
2tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
2 sweet potatoes, scrubbed and sliced into 1-inch thick rounds
1teaspoon salt, divided
1teaspoon pepper, divided


  1. Prepare charcoal coals for grill, or preheat broiler.
  2. In a small bowl, mix orange juice concentrate, maple syrup, rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Place chicken and potatoes on the grill or on a sheetpan under broiler.  Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.  Grill or broil chicken and potatoes for 25 minutes, turning all pieces at least once.  Brush chicken and potatoes with one half of orange juice mixture, let cook 30 seconds and turn.  Brush second side, cook one minute and turn all pieces again.  Cook for one more minute.  Remove from heat and serve

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 560
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 140mg
  • Sodium 750mg
  • Potassium 1000mg
  • Carbohydrate 61g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 46g
  • Protein 33g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 190%
  • Vitamin C 130%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 15%