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Pineapple Baked Chicken

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Ingredients
  Fryer 3 Pound
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Soft bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finley chopped
  Drained crushed pineapple 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Crushed pineapple 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), drained
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Melted butter 6 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pineapple syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bottled meat sauce 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375-degrees.
2) Rinse the chicken with cold water, drain and properly clean the inside and outside of the chicken. Rub cavity with salt and poultry seasoning.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, combine the bread crumbs, coconut, celery, pineapple, orange peel and 2 tablespoons of butter. Mix and toss lightly to blend the ingredients.
4) Place mixture in the chicken’s cavity and truss. Brush the chicken with about 3 tablespoons of butter.
5) In a roasting pan, place the chicken on a rack and add water. Cover the pan and bake for about 60 minutes in 372-degree oven.
6) Combine the remaining butter with all the remaining ingredients.
7) Uncover the chicken and brush it with half of the orange mixture and bake for another 40 minutes, frequently brushing with the remaining orange mixture.

FINALIZING
8) Garnish chicken with grape clusters and pineapple rings.

SERVING
9) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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