This savory and succulent chicken with a side of sweet potato wedges is an easy weeknight meal made from a few common ingredients. Just toss together a salad, and dinner is ready. To watch a video demonstrating how to prepare this recipe and find dozens of other healthy, delicious meal ideas, head over to


  • <strong>For chicken:</strong>
  • 6chicken thighs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1tomato
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 4lemons, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • <strong>For sweet potatoes:</strong>
  • 2large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Put chicken in a deep baking dish and season with salt and pepper to taste. In a small food processor, combine onion, garlic, tomato, cilantro, lemon juice, and olive oil. Blend for about 20 seconds. Pour mixture over chicken and roast in the oven skin side up for about 30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  3. While chicken is cooking, coat sweet potatoes in olive oil and season with cinnamon and salt and pepper to taste. Place on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. When chicken is cooked through, remove from oven and let rest a few minutes before serving with sweet potatoes.