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  Broiler fryer chicken 3
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon marmalade 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

1. Remove giblets from body cavities of chickens; save to simmer for soup. Rinse chickens inside and out; pat dry. Tie legs together. Place, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan.
2. Melt butter or margarine in a small saucepan; stir in salt and pepper; brush part over chickens.
3. Roast in hot oven (400°), brushing once with more butter mixture, 45 minutes.
4. While chickens cook, stir lemon marmalade into remaining butter mixture; heat slowly, stirring constantly, until marmalade melts. Brush half over chickens.
5. Roast 15 minutes; brush with remaining marmalade mixture. Roast 15 minutes longer, or until chickens are tender and richly glazed.
6. Place on a large serving platter; cut away strings. Overlap fried apple slices around edge of platter. Carve chickens into serving-size pieces.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7435 Calories from Fat 4900

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 547 g841.1%

Saturated Fat 203.9 g1019.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2403.5 mg801.2%

Sodium 3909.2 mg162.9%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.04 g0.16%

Sugars 97.2 g

Protein 508 g1015.2%

Vitamin A 160.5% Vitamin C 72.6%

Calcium 34.1% Iron 136.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Lemon Glazed Roast Chicken Recipe