Roasted Chicken With Sweet Plum Sauce

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Roasted Chicken With Sweet Plum Sauce makes a wonderful combination. For this recipe, you will want to buy the sweet plum sauce, already prepared, in a jar at the supermarket.

Roasted Chicken With Sweet Plum Sauce

Equipment Needed
shallow baking pan
meat thermometer
kitchen twine

Shopping List
whole chicken
head of garlic
sweet plum sauce
lemon
salt and pepper
butter

Instructions:
Preheat oven to 450F.

Prepare chicken for baking by rinsing under water and trimming away the extra fat. Pat until dry with a paper towel inside and out. Place in a shallow baking pan and rub with butter all over the chicken. Season generously with salt and pepper. Stuff with sliced lemon and garlic cloves. Tie the legs of the chicken together with kitchen twine.

Roast chicken for 30 minutes. Then remove from oven and brush with sweet plum sauce. Reduce the temperature to 375F and return to the over for another hour. Continue to baste with plum sauce and pan juices every 15 minutes.

Meat is done when the temperature of the meat reaches 170F and the juices run clear when the tip of a knife is inserted. Let rest for 10 minutes before carving. Serve with sweet plum sauce.

Roasted Chicken With Sweet Plum Sauce

Prep Time40 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, plum sauce
Servings: 5

Equipment

  • shallow baking pan
  • meat thermometer
  • kitchen twine

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1/4 cup sweet plum sauce + 3 tbl to serve at table
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.Prepare chicken for baking by rinsing under water and trimming away the extra fat. Pat until dry with a paper towel inside and out.
  • Place in a shallow baking pan and rub with butter all over the chicken. Season generously with salt and pepper. Stuff with sliced lemon and garlic cloves. Tie the legs of the chicken together with kitchen twine.
  • Roast chicken for 30 minutes. Then remove from oven and brush with sweet plum sauce.
  • Reduce the temperature to 375F and return to the over for another hour. Continue to baste with plum sauce and pan juices every 15 minutes. Meat is done when the temperature of the meat reaches 170F and the juices run clear when the tip of a knife is inserted.
  • Let rest for 10 minutes before carving. Serve with sweet plum sauce.



Enjoy Roasted Chicken With Sweet Plum Sauce!

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