Roasted Chicken Thighs with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Apples

By Rena Awada |

This Roasted Chicken Thighs with Maple Sweet Potatoes and apple recipe will blow your mind! The best part? An EASY one-pan meal that’s loaded with fall flavors and perfect for easy cleanup.

Roasted Chicken Thighs

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Apples Recipe

This roasted chicken thigh with sweet potatoes and apple recipe is perfect for fall. It cooks all in one sheet pan for easy clean up afterward. I love recipes like this as I can get back to enjoying my family quicker versus doing a ton of dishes.

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Do you roast a chicken covered or uncovered?

It’s best to cook chicken covered at first so that the juices cook with the chicken and make it much juicier and flavorful. I didn’t cover this one sheet pan meal but you could if you choose to for the first 20 minutes and then uncover for the liquids to cook through and start roasting to a crispy consistency.

My kids like to help put all the components in the pan. Adding sweet potatoes and apples to this chicken thighs recipe complements it perfectly. Honestly, this Roasted Chicken Thighs recipe is one of my all-time favorite recipes! You could easily use chicken breasts instead of thighs if you like.

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How long does it take Chicken Thighs to cook?

If baking chicken thights with bone in at 350-400 F, it should take about 35-45 minutes and checking occasionally after about 30 minutes to see if it’s cooked through. Use a digital thermometer if you have one to see if the chicken is cooked thoroughly at an internal temperature of 165 F

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Roasted Chicken with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Apples recipe

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Maple Sweet Potatoes

An easy one-pan meal that’s loaded with fall flavors!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 453kcal
Author: Rena


  • 4 Bone-in skin on chicken thighs or breasts
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 Sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 Apples cored and cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat the foil with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the maple syrup, olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the sweet potatoes and apples on the sheet pan and drizzle with the maple syrup mixture; toss to coat.
  • Add the chicken to the pan and season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until chicken is done and potatoes have started to caramelize.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.


Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 805mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 18600IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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