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Roast Chicken With Fruit and Pesto

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“I found this in the 5 Ingredients Cookbook. Haven't tried it, but I will soon. I think will use apricot preserves for this.”
1hr 40mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl stir together preserves, apricots and ginger.
  2. Remove 1/3 cup of mixture and place in small bowl.
  3. Stir in pesto; set aside.
  4. Set aside remaining reserve mixture for sauce.
  5. Rinse inside of chicken; pat dry.
  6. Slip your fingers between skin and breast meat of bird.
  7. Spoon some pesto mixture under skin and over breast meat.
  8. Spread some pesto mixture into body cavity.
  9. Rub remaining mixture over outside of chicken.
  10. Twist wingtips under chicken.
  11. Place chicken breast side up in a shallow roasting pan.
  12. Roast uncovered in a 325°F oven for one and 1/4 to 2 hours or until drumsticks move easily in sockets and chicken is no longer pink.
  13. Let stand 10 minutes before carving.

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