Paleo Sesame Garlic Chicken with Broccoli & Sweet Potatoes
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Serves: 6 servings
  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Begin heating a 12-inch cast iron skillet or dutch oven over med-high heat until very hot, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl or 2-cup Pyrex measuring cup, combine: ⅔ c. coconut aminos, 2 TB toasted sesame oil, 1 TB grated ginger, 6-8 minced garlic cloves and 1 tsp ground black pepper.
  4. Pat chicken dry and season with about ¼ tsp unrefined sea salt.
  5. When skillet is hot, add 2 TB toasted sesame oil and heat about 30 seconds.
  6. Place chicken breast side down in the skillet and sear 3 minutes or until golden and crusty.
  7. Turn chicken and sear the other side for about 3 minutes.
  8. Remove skillet from heat and scatter potatoes around chicken. Add broccoli pieces on top of the potatoes.
  9. Pour the coconut aminos mixture over chicken and veggies.
  10. Sprinkle sesame seeds over chicken and veggies.
  11. Roast 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes, or until a thermometer registers 175 (insert in thigh).
  12. If possible, stir veggies and spoon drippings over chicken and veggies once or twice during cooking.
  13. Remove skillet from oven and serve with delicious drippings from the bottom of the pan.
Recipe by Yankee Homestead at