Cranberry Barbecued Chicken
Doctor up your favorite barbecue sauce with cranberry sauce, and some sautéed celery and onion for a fantastic sauce to bake chicken in.
1 whole chicken, cut into serving pieces or 6 to 8 breast halves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Garlic powder to taste
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (16-ounce) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
1 cup barbecue sauce
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large skillet brown the chicken in oil. Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Remove from skillet and place in a lightly greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
- Sauté onion and celery in remaining drippings until tender. Stir in cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce, mixing well.
- Pour cranberry mixture over chicken and bake for 60 minutes, basting every 15 minutes, or until chicken tests done.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.