Cranberry Chicken

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By
@zazzoo

This is one of my favorite chicken recipes. If you would like, make a side dish of dressing ( stuffing) to go with.
I used to make this dish in the restaurant and would serve it with mashed potatoes, yams, Brussels sprouts and dressing or sometimes over an herb flavored rice. It always was a big seller. People craved that " Thanksgiving" flavor Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
chicken thighs and legs
1
yellow onion diced
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh garlic
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 can(s)
whole berry cranberry sauce
1 c
good quality red wine
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
light brown sugar
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh rosemary ( do not substitue dry)

Step-By-Step

1Rinse and pat dry chicken legs and thighs. Heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Saute chicken legs until golden.Remove chicken and place in a roasting dish.

2Caramelize onions in the same pan you cooked the chicken in.Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Do not brown the garlic.

3Add cranberry sauce, red wine, salt, pepper and brown sugar. Cook over medium for about 10 minutes or until it begins to thicken.

4Pour sauce over chicken and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour, uncovered.

5Remove roasting dish from oven, sprinkle with fresh chopped rosemary. Serve with rice and a nice green vegetable.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy