Harvest Chicken, Apple, Brussels Sprout, Sweet Potato Skillet

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A delicious and hearty fall skillet that stands on its own.

Also delicious served over a small heap of pearl / israeli cous cous!


  • 2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, — cut into cubes
  • 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Penzeys Mural of Flavor (salt free seasoning)
  • 8 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon — chopped
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts — trimmed and quartered (about 3/4 pound)
  • 2 medium (or 1 large) sweet potato — microwaved or boiled for 4 minutes then peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 FIRM apples — peeled, cored and cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 6-8 cloves garlic — minced (about 2-3 teaspoons)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Penzey's Northwoods Seasoning (or a small pinch each coarse flake salt, paprika, black pepper, thyme, rosemary, granulated garlic and ground chipotle pepper)
  • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt to taste


  1. Season the chicken with Poultry Seasoning and Mural of Flavor
  2. Heat half of the oil in a large, deep skillet
  3. Add the chicken and cook over medium heat until lightly browned and cook through, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken and transfer to a plate.
  5. Add the bacon and cook until it starts to brown, about 3 minutes
  6. Add the Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes
  7. Cook stirring occasionally until crisp, about 5-7 minutes.
  8. Add the apples, garlic, cinnamon, sugar, and Northwoods Seasoning.
  9. Stir well and cook about 3 minutes.
  10. Add half (1 cup) of the chicken broth and cook until almost evaporated, about 2 minutes.
  11. Return the chicken to the skillet and add the rest of the broth (1 cup).
  12. Cook for 2 more minutes and serve

Recipe Notes

Serves 6-8

  • Total Time: 50 Minutes
    Prep Time: 20 Minutes
    Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days (the bacon will soften somewhat, but the meal is still yummy).
  • Reheat gently in the microwave with a splash of chicken stock to keep it from drying out.

Adapted from Penzeys magazine Fall 2012