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Chicken with Port Flavored Grape Sauce

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  Roasting chicken 5 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Regular strength chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Tawny port 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon, stirred together with water
  Water 2 Tablespoon, stirred together with cornstarch
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Seedless green grapes/Seedless red grapes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Remove chicken neck and giblets, then rinse chicken inside and out; pat dry.
Place breast down on a rack in a roasting pan; brush with butter and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
Roast in a 325° oven for 45 minutes.
Turn chicken breast up.
Continue to roast until meat near thighbone is no longer pink; cut to test (about 45 more minutes).
Transfer chicken to a platter and keep warm.
Pour broth into roasting pan and stir to scrape up browned particles; then pour into a 1- to 2-quart pan.
Add port, cornstarch-water mixture, sugar, thyme, and grapes.
Cook over high heat, stirring, until mixture boils, thickens, and turns clear.
Pour half the sauce over and around chicken on platter.
Pass remaining sauce to spoon over individual serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5594 Calories from Fat 3355

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 372 g572.7%

Saturated Fat 110.6 g553.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1687.8 mg562.6%

Sodium 2866.8 mg119.4%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 65.7 g

Protein 393 g786.7%

Vitamin A 72.3% Vitamin C 60.9%

Calcium 28.1% Iron 136.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Port Flavored Grape Sauce Recipe