Cranberry chicken

Cranberry chicken


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About this recipe: A quick and easy chicken dish recipe. The sauce uses whole berry cranberry sauce and bbq sauce. You can add fresh cranberries if you like. You can use any cuts of chicken but I generally use legs and thighs since they are the cheapest and the most flavourful if they are braised.

Deirdre Dee

Serves: 5 

  • 1 - 1.5kg chicken pieces, such as thighs and legs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 60g chopped celery
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 450g cranberry (whole berry) sauce
  • 240g barbecue sauce

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a large frying pan, brown the chicken pieces in butter. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and place in a baking dish.
  3. Add onion and celery to the same pan you browned the chicken; stir and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce. Stir well.
  4. Pour cranberry mixture over chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, basting every 15 minutes.

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