Roast Chicken With Onion Apple Sauce
|Roasting chicken||1 Large|
|Apple||1 , cut in to chunks|
|Onion||1 , cut in to chunks|
|Melted butter/Margarine||6 Tablespoon|
|Chopped onions||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Rosemary||1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Canned applesauce||1 Pound (1 Can)|
|Chicken broth||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Sprinkle salt and pepper inside cavities of chicken; put apple and onion chunks inside cavities.
Truss chicken, and place breast down on a rack in a shallow pan.
Brush with part of melted butter.
Roast in a moderate oven (350°) for about 1 hour.
Meanwhile, saute the chopped onions in remaining butter.
Add rosemary, applesauce, and 3/4 cup of the broth; heat to simmering.
Remove chicken, drain fat from pan, remove rack, and set chicken directly in pan, breast up.
Pour applesauce mixture over top of chicken.
Return to oven and continue cooking about 1 hour, or until breast meat is tender, basting several times with apple mixture in pan.
Discard apple and onion from inside and arrange chicken on platter.
Heat apple mixture in pan, adding broth to make a good consistenc