Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Cherry BBQ Roasted Chicken
A great new taste for chicken.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 90-100 minutes


1 jar American Spoon Foods Cherry BBQ Grilling Sauce
1 roasting chicken, 4-6 pounds
6 carrots, peeled and cut into 2 inch lenghts
1 onion, peeled and cut into eighths
2 stalks celery, cut into 2 inch lengths
1/4 cup American Spoon® Dried Red Tart Cherries
1 cup water
salt and pepper, to taste
4 cups cooked rice

Preheat oven to 375¡F. Place chicken breast side up into a large, glass baking dish. Rub with salt and pepper. Brush generously with Cherry BBQ Grilling Sauce. Arrange carrots, onions, celery and dried cherries around the base of the chicken. Add the water and place into the center of the preheated oven. Bake for 1-1/2 hours occasionally basting with more sauce. Remove chicken from roasting pan. Skim excess fat from the sauce remaining in the pan. Place the chicken on a large serving platter surrounded by the cooked rice, vegetables and sauce. Any extra sauce may be served in a gravy bowl. Carve the chicken and serve immediately.