Treasure Chest Chicken

Mr. Food

Serves: 4

Chilling Time: 4 hr

Cooking Time: 55 min

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces
Instructions
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine all ingredients except chicken; mix well.

  2. Add chicken to bag, seal, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 4 hours or overnight, turning bag over occasionally.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place chicken skin-side up in a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.

  4. Bake uncovered 55 to 60 minutes or until no pink remains, basting occasionally with pan juices. Serve topped with pan juices.
Notes
  • This is great served hot or cold.
  • You can also marinate the chicken in a glass baking dish. Just be sure to turn the chicken occasionally during the marinating process.

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