Recipes and Cooking Cinnamon Roasted Chicken with Pumpkin-Sage Grits 3.7 (36) 1 Review 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2010 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 10 mins Roast Time: 18 mins Total Time: 28 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 4-6 ounce skinless boneless chicken breast halves 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 ½ cup water ⅔ cup instant grits (two 1-oz. packages) ½ cup canned pumpkin 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage ⅓ cup shredded cheddar cheese Sage leaves Directions 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 253 Calories 8g Fat 14g Carbs 30g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 253 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 76mg 25% Sodium 1162mg 51% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 1g Protein 30g Vitamin C 4.1mg 21% Calcium 101mg 8% Iron 5.8mg 32% Potassium 394mg 8% Folate, total 36.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.7mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.