Place sweet potatoes and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; pierce a few holes in the top with a fork. Microwave on High for 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a clean cutting board and let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 1-inch strips.
Add poblanos, shallots and garlic to the pan and cook over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until the shallots are lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add broth, quinoa, wine, salt, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in the sweet potatoes and chicken.
Spoon the mixture into a 7-by-11-inch (or similar-size) broiler-proof baking dish. Cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven; increase oven temperature to broil. Uncover the casserole and sprinkle with cheese. Broil 8 inches from the heat source until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
349 calories;11 g fat(3 g sat); 5 g fiber; 39 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 73 mcg folate; 83 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 9,751 IU vitamin A; 14 mg vitamin C; 96 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 432 mg sodium; 660 mg potassium
Vitamin A (195% daily value), Vitamin C (23% dv)
Carbohydrate Servings: 2½
Exchanges: 2½ starch, 2 lean protein, ½ fat, ½ vegetable
I cooked sweet potatoes in the microwave like recipe said and left them covered until added to pan. Did not have a problem with under cooked. I did not have pableno peppers, so I used a cut up yellow pepper and added a couple of our canned jalepneos. Was good and filling
February 05, 2019
By: Jan Jones
I did not make any changes to the recipe, followed it to the T. Didn't take long to prepare. Very nutritious and filling. The flavor was great. My husband and I really enjoyed it...complete meal in one pan. Enough for me to have several lunches through the week.
February 04, 2019
Sweet potatoes were not close to being finished.
January 23, 2019
By: Terry O.
Delicious and nutritious. Had to leave the casserole in oven an extra 10 minutes before broiling to make sure sweet potatoes were done. Might not have if had wrapped foil a little tighter?