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Glazed Roasted Chicken

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  Broiler fryer chicken/1 chicken 3 Pound, skinned
  Carrot 1 Large, scraped and cut into 3 pieces
  Celery stalks 1 Large, cut into 3 pieces
  Onion 1 Small, quartered
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), halved
  Reduced calorie apple spread 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1 Teaspoon

Trim excess fat from chicken.
Remove giblets and neck from chicken; reserve for another use.
Rinse chicken under cold water; pat dry with paper towels.
Place carrot, celery, onion, and garlic in cavity of chicken.
Truss chicken.
Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; insert meat thermometer into meaty part of thigh, making sure it does not touch bone.
Combine apple spread, Worcestershire sauce, and margarine in a small saucepan.
Cook over medium-low heat until spread melts, stirring frequently.
Brush chicken with half of spread mixture.
Cover and bake at 375° for 45 minutes; uncover and bake an additional 40 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 180°, basting occasionally with remaining spread mixture.
Transfer to a serving platter; remove and discard vegetables from cavity.
If desired, garnish with fresh rosemary and sage sprigs.

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Side Dish

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