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  • 1 star values: 5

Oven-cooked chicken recipes are perfect for fall, as are the ingredients in this cinnamon chicken recipe. For a simple side, try our four-ingredient pumpkin grits recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

18 mins
28 mins
10 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange chicken breast halves in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Drizzle chicken with oil and sprinkle with 1 tsp. of the salt, the cinnamon, and black pepper. Rub the spices over all sides of the chicken. Roast in preheated oven 18 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink and juices run clear.

  • Meanwhile, in medium saucepan bring water to boiling. Stir in grits until combined. Stir in pumpkin, sage, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.

  • To serve, spoon grits onto dinner plates and top with chicken breast halves. Add sage leaves. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; fat 8g; cholesterol 76mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 14g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 1g; protein 30g; vitamin a 4810.4IU; vitamin c 4.1mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 13.8mg; vitamin b6 0.7mg; folate 36.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 1162mg; potassium 394mg; calcium 101mg; iron 5.8mg.