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Irish-Style Chicken Casserole

By Jason Fung, MD

Irish-Style Chicken Casserole

If you’re not sure about sweet potatoes, there is no need to write off this dish. Take it as an open-ended opportunity to use other root vegetables instead. Carrots and parsnips lend themselves wonderfully, but don’t leave out the cabbage! Recipe from Paleo Leap
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 868 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 whole chicken cut into parts
  • 1/2 head cabbage sliced
  • 4 small sweet potatoes sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp cooking fat

Dry Rub

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the dry rub, season to taste, and rub the chicken parts with it evenly.
  • Melt the cooking fat in an oven-proof skillet or dutch oven and brown the chicken on both sides for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the sweet potatoes, cabbage, onion, and bacon to the skillet.
  • Pour the chicken stock all over the mixture, place in the oven and bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Irish-Style Chicken Casserole
Amount per Serving
Calories
868
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
59
g
91
%
Saturated Fat
 
19
g
119
%
Cholesterol
 
187
mg
62
%
Sodium
 
634
mg
28
%
Potassium
 
1159
mg
33
%
Carbohydrates
 
37
g
12
%
Fiber
 
7
g
29
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
47
g
94
%
Vitamin A
 
18895
IU
378
%
Vitamin C
 
52
mg
63
%
Calcium
 
115
mg
12
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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