Treasure Chest Chicken

By Scott Sarvay

Treasure Chest Chicken

March 12, 2012 Updated Mar 12, 2012 at 8:53 AM EDT

Some recipes are just treasures, and none has been more popular around the Mr. Food Test Kitchen than this one for chicken. Aptly named Treasure Chest Chicken, it is a combo of unexpected flavors and textures that takes your taste buds to faraway lands.

Serves: 4
Chilling Time: 4 hr
Cooking Time: 55 min

Ingredients
• 1/4 cup dried apricots, cut into strips
• 2 tablespoons dried oregano
• 2 tablespoons capers, drained
• 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
• 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
• 1/4 cup light brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
• 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces

Instructions
1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine all ingredients except chicken; mix well.

2. Add chicken to bag, seal, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 4 hours or overnight, turning bag over occasionally.

3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place chicken skin-side up in a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.

4. Bake uncovered 55 to 60 minutes or until no pink remains, basting occasionally with pan juices. Serve topped with pan juices.

Notes
• This is great served hot or cold.

• You can also marinate the chicken in a glass baking dish. Just be sure to turn the chicken occasionally during the marinating process.




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