Cranberry BBQ Chicken recipe

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1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ cup chopped celery
1 onion, chopped
1 (16 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce
1 cup barbecue sauce

Nutrition Info

742.8 calories
carbohydrate: 53.9 g
cholesterol: 182.5 mg
fat: 39 g
fiber: 2.1 g
protein: 42.6 g
saturatedFat: 12.7 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 1013.4 mg
sugar: 35.9 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large skillet brown the chicken in butter/margarine. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from skillet and place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.

  3. In the drippings (in the skillet), saute onion and celery until tender. Add cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce. Mix well.

  4. Pour cranberry mixture over chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, basting every 15 minutes.

Recipe Yield

4 to 6 servings

Recipe Note

A very pretty chicken;you can use a whole chicken cut up, or pieces. I generally use Country Legs (thigh & drumstick) as that is the cheapest chicken available.

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