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Oven Roasted Sweet and Sticky Chicken | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | amazing one-dish #chicken entree with potatoes & carrots. This one has a delightful sweet and sticky sauce. #glutenfree

Oven Roasted Sweet and Sticky Chicken

This amazing chicken entree is a great option for a one-dish meal. Casserole contains chicken basted with a sweet and sticky sauce over top of red potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and onions. Gluten free.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Chicken Main Dish/Casserole
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 427 kcal


  • 1 whole chicken cut up
  • 6-7 medium red potatoes washed and unpeeled, cut in 1-inch chunks
  • 5-6 carrots peeled, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut in 1-inch pieces (any color bell pepper will work)
  • 1 medium onion cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp. Hunts Ketchup without preservatives or HFCS
  • 2 tbsp. molasses
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter cut in small pieces
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp. water


  • Spray a 10x17” glass baking dish with olive oil cooking spray.
  • Layer potatoes, carrots, bell pepper and onions on the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Combine ketchup, molasses, honey, maple syrup and seasonings in a small bowl.
  • Place chicken pieces in a separate large mixing bowl.
  • Measure out ¼ cup sauce and drizzle over top of the chicken pieces.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Place chicken pieces over top of veggies in baking dish.
  • Drizzle any remaining sauce from the chicken bowl (NOT the regular sauce ingredients) over top of the chicken pieces.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, pour remaining sauce ingredients into a small saucepan. Heat over low to medium heat until mixture begins to simmer.
  • Heat over low to medium heat until mixture begins to simmer.
  • Combine cornstarch and water and add to sauce mixture until mixture thickens and heats through.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Remove chicken from oven.
  • Baste sauce mixture over top of chicken pieces.
  • Bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.


NOTE: If necessary, remove chicken and keep warm and allow veggies to continue cooking in oven until fork tender.
Recipe adapted from Don't Waste the Crumbs.
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen


Calories: 427kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 24gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 244mgPotassium: 761mgFiber: 4gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 8900IUVitamin C: 78.4mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2.7mg
Keyword carrots, casserole, chicken, chicken casserole, gluten free, main dish, potatoes
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