Sunday, September 29, 2013

APRICOT, SAGE AND LEMON ZEST GLAZED CHICKEN


Sweet and spicy with a touch of sage, delightful chicken and real change you should try this recipe

2 pounds bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
1/2 cup olive oil
1 bunch sage leaves, diced
1 cup apricot jam
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Juice and zest of 1 lemon

Marinate chicken in olive oil and sage for at least 4 hours, up to overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Drain chicken, and bring to room temperature. Mix jam, sauce, lemon zest together and brush most of glaze over both sides of thighs. Place on a baking sheet in a single layer not crowding. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and glaze tops of chicken again. Return to oven and bake another 20 minutes or more, until glaze is very dark.

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