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Roasted Smoky Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Juicy Southwest chicken with perfectly seasoned sweet potatoes! Hearty and yum!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lauren Greutman

Ingredients

  • 1 - 1.5 pounds of boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 pound sweet potato 1 large potato is what I used, cut into 3 inch wedges
  • 1/3 red onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil I used avocado for its high smoke point
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Remove any excess fat or skin from the chicken.
  • Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Toss to coat everything evenly.
  • Place mixture into a roasting pan or cast iron skillet suitable for the oven.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • Leave the pan in the oven and increase the temperature to 425 degrees. You don't have to wait for the oven to preheat again. Leave the chicken in there at 425 degrees for 10 minutes after setting the temperature.