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Raspberry Basil Chicken Recipe

This recipe turns ordinary raspberry jam into a sweet succulent glaze. With its attractive color and delicious flavor, this chicken is great to serve family and friends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 55 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry jam

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with basil, salt and pepper. Top with onion. Cover and bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Drain pan juices and reserve 1/2 cup (add water to make 1/2 cup if necessary). Add jam; pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, basting occasionally, for 25 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (14 ounces) equals 431 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.