Molasses-Pepper Glazed Chicken and Squash Recipe
- 6 chicken leg quarters, skinned (about 7 ounces each)
- 2 pounds (4 cups) butternut squash, peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup molasses
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
step 1: Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Toss together squash, butter and salt in 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Place chicken in pan, meat-side down. Bake for 35 minutes or until chicken begins to brown. Turn chicken. Stir squash mixture.
step 2: Meanwhile, stir together all glaze ingredients in small bowl.
step 3: Drizzle chicken and squash with glaze. Continue baking for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and squash is tender.
step 4: Remove chicken and squash to serving platter. Spoon pan juices over chicken.