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Honey BBQ Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Easily make this one-pot Honey BBQ Chicken with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli in under 30 minutes for dinner tonight!  Cubed sweet potatoes and chicken get cooked together in a sweet and savory honey barbecue sauce for a healthy meal the whole family will love.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 394 kcal


  • 1 lb. chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
  • cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 ¼ tsp. salt divided
  • ½ tsp. pepper divided
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 3 cups sweet potatoes peeled, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 head broccoli cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Cilantro optional
  • Green onions optional


  1. Whisk together BBQ sauce, honey, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a small bowl.

  2. Pour BBQ sauce mixture over cubed chicken in a gallon-sized zip-top bag. Marinate for at least 10-15 minutes or up to overnight

  3. In a large skillet or pot over medium heat add 3 tablespoons olive oil, sweet potatoes, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  4. Saute for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes are almost cooked through.
  5. Push sweet potatoes to the side of the skillet. Add last tablespoon of olive oil and garlic cloves. Saute for 1 minute over medium heat.
  6. Add marinated chicken and sauce to the skillet. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Lastly, add broccoli on top of the chicken and sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to Low. Simmer for 7-10 minutes, or until broccoli is cooked through.
  8. Serve immediately with chopped green onions or cilantro and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Use a Whole30 approved BBQ sauce and leave out the honey for Whole30.
Nutrition Facts
Honey BBQ Chicken with Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 889mg39%
Potassium 624mg18%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 14550IU291%
Vitamin C 44.3mg54%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.