Rosemary Cran-Apple Chicken

Megan Todd

By
@Megan213

I originally got this recipe from Elana's Pantry Website while searching for healthy and GF recipes. Chicken is a favorite meat in our household. We eat more Chicken than any other meat. (Except my vegetarian!) So I am always looking for new creative ways to cook it. I've definitely made Balsamic chicken, and Rosemary chicken, but not Apple chicken. I did change it up a bit by adding the cranberries and decreasing the salt. The original recipe calls for fresh Rosemary. I am out of fresh, so I used dried. I also added a stuffing made with the same, cranberries and apples.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2-3 lb
whole chicken
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
1/4 c
extra virgin olive oil
1/2 Tbsp
sea salt
2 large
granny smith apples, cored & sliced
6 oz
cranberries
4 sprig(s)
rosemary (or 1 tbsp dried)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Remove innards from chicken and rinse, pat dry.
2
Pour a little bit of EVOO & balsamic vinegar in bottom of baking dish. arrange rosemary sprigs on bottom of dish. (or sprinkle half the dries rosemary on bottom)
3
Place chicken in dish. Pour remaining EVOO & balsamic vinegar on top of chicken. Sprinkle the rest of the rosemary & the salt on top of chicken.
4
Arrange the apples and cranberries around the chicken.

Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 45 minutes uncovered, until chicken is nice & brown or until internal temp is 165 degrees F.
5
Serve with side of complimentary stuffing, & gravy. (I will be posting the stuffing recipe)