• 36 Ratings

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

10 mins
18 mins at 400°


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 76mg; sodium 1162mg; potassium 394mg; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 2g; sugar 1g; protein 30g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 4810IU; vitamin c 4mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 14mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 36mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 101mg; iron 6mg.


36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: Unrated
I wasn't so sure about how this would turn out, but my husband and I loved it! Great addition to the Fall menu. Sidenote: I used ground sage and added some red pepper flakes to the chicken and grits to spice it up.