Stuffed Chicken With Apple Glaze
|Frying chicken||4 Pound (1 Whole)|
|Vegetable oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Chicken flavored stuffing mix||6 Ounce (1 Package, Plus Ingredients To Prepare Mix)|
|Chopped apple||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Thinly sliced celery||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Apple jelly||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Sprinkle inside of chicken with salt and pepper; rub outside with oil.
Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions in large bowl.
Add apple, walnuts, raisins, celery and lemon peel; mix thoroughly.
Stuff body cavity loosely with stuffing.
Place chicken in baking pan; cover loosely with aluminum foil and roast 1 hour.
Meanwhile, combine jelly, lemon juice and cinnamon in small saucepan.
Simmer over low heat 3 minutes or until blended.
Remove foil from chicken; brush with jelly mixture.
Roast, uncovered, brushing frequently with jelly glaze, 30 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 185°F.
Let chicken stand 15 minutes before carving.