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Apple Stuffed Chicken

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Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 1 Large
  Salt-free seasoning To Taste
  Seasoned pepper To Taste
  Granny smith apples 2 , cored and quartered
  Leeks 3 Large, trimmed, washed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  Tarragon sprigs/Rosemary / parsley 5
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Kitchen bouquet 1 Tablespoon
  Browning sauce 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Remove giblets and neck from chicken.
Rinse chicken under cold running water; pat dry with paper toweling.
Season inside with salt-free seasoning and pepper.
Place apples, leeks and herbs in chicken cavity.
Pull skin over neck and body openings; secure with skewers.
Fold wing tips under body; secure with kitchen twine wrapped around wings and body.
Bring legs together and tie at tip ends.
In small bowl, combine butter and browning sauce; brush on chicken.
Grill chicken, breast-side down, on covered grill, over medium-hot with Mesquite charcoal briquets 25 minutes, basting once with butter sauce.
Turn chicken breast-side up and baste again.
Cover grill and cook 15 minutes longer; baste again with butter sauce.
Cook 35 minutes longer or until thigh moves easily and juices run clear, adding briquets as necessary to maintain heat.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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