Chicken and Ramps with Sweet Potatoes
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp chopped fresh sage
2 tbsp dijon mustard
2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tsp chili powder
4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 sweet potatoes cut into 1 inch cubes
4 ramps or 2 leeks, white and light green part only, sliced
1 cup chicken stock
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Preheat oven to 400F
Combine 1 tbsp olive oil, sasge, mustard, lemon rind, and chili.
Reserve 1 tbsp of mixture, and brush the rest over the chicken
breasts. Season with salt and pepper.
Heat remaining 1 tbsp oil in a large oven proof skillet over medium
heat. Add chicken breasts, and cook 2 minutes per side or until browned.
Remove from skillet and toss in sweet potatoes. Saute for 1 minute, add
ramps or leeks and saute for 2 minutes. Add stock, reserved mustard mixture
and balsamic vinegar and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, return chicken
breasts to skillet and place over vegetables. Cover skillet.
Place in oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until chicken juices run
clear. Slice chicken breasts and serve over vegetables. Drizzle over the
Contributor: Burning Tree Native Grill
Yield: serves 4.