Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Beer Marinated Chicken with Sweet Potato and Brussel Sprouts Salad

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This flavor filled dinner was a hit at our place.  Our little one gobbled up the Brussels sprout sweet potato salad, and the chicken was tender and enjoyed as well. 

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Beer Marinated Chicken – Adapted from Plain Chicken

Ingredients

  • 12 oz beer
  • 6 T lemon juice
  • 2 T Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprouts Salad – Adapted from Kaelyn’s Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 pound of fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 C Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

In a large bowl (that can be covered and refrigerated), pour together the beer, 6 T lemon juice, 2 T Italian seasoning, 1/4 tsp. minced garlic, 1 tsp. salt and stir well.  Then, add in 4 chicken breasts.  Cover and refrigerate 4-6 hours, or overnight.

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When you are ready to cook, fire up your grill.  Grill chicken over medium flame for 15-20 minutes, flipping often.  Cook until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 180 degrees. 

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Meanwhile, place your Brussels sprouts into your food processor, along with a splash of balsamic vinegar and half of the Parmesan cheese; shred.  Set aside. 

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Take your cubed sweet potatoes and place them into a large skillet that has been heated and has 1 tsp. olive oil in the bottom.  Toss and saut√© over medium heat for 5-6 minutes.   

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Add in the shredded Brussels sprouts and continue cooking until sweet potatoes are soft and the Brussels sprouts are tender. 

Sprinkle over 1 T balsamic vinegar and remaining shredded Parmesan cheese. 

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Serve warm.   

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2 comments:

  1. That potato/brussels sprout mixture looks great! Fun to see you posting again!

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  2. This sounds really good. I'm going to make this soon!

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