This Spatchcocked Roasted Apricot Hen is a scrumptious recipe your loved ones will love. It’s straightforward to make and is ideal to take pleasure in for a number of days. We love roasted hen and the apricot sauce on this one is great.

Spatchcocked Roasted Apricot Hen

If in case you have by no means spatchcocked a hen you’ll be able to easily learn the steps here. We just lately did a publish on how straightforward it’s once we made this hen recipe. It’s a easy strategy to make hen and it does prepare dinner quicker and extra evenly.

Easy substances on this scrumptious hen recipe?

  • 1 complete hen, spatchcocked
  • hen broth
  • onion
  • apricot preserves
  • lemon juice
  • cooking oil ( we used olive)
  • ginger
  • garlic
  • thyme
  • dry mustard
  • black pepper
  • salt

This hen is made with very primary and actual substances however has a beautiful taste. It’s seasoned with scrumptious spices and the sweetness of the preserves actually makes this hen nice.

Roasted Apricot Chicken - The Southern Lady Cooks

Can we make good recipes? 

Nope. As you’ll be able to see within the photograph one space of this hen bought a little bit bit burned through the cooking course of. Unsure precisely what occurred, it could have had a little bit extra sauce in that space or one thing. Both approach most meals bloggers would have remade it. Nevertheless we don’t try this.. we’re not good cooks and have by no means claimed to be. We share our on a regular basis meals and what we take pleasure in to eat as a household and that is how the hen turned out.

If we make this recipe once more sooner or later we are going to attempt to get one other image however I’m not going to remake a whole hen for an image. The hen was scrumptious and all of us cherished it, so we’re sharing the recipe.. good photograph or not!

What to serve this hen with?

This dish is tremendous versatile which is why we cherished it. The primary evening we had it with stewed potatoes and a facet salad and the second evening I reduce the hen up and made a scrumptious chopped salad loaded with greens. Listed here are a number of sides chances are you’ll take pleasure in!

Roasted Apricot Chicken - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Spatchcocked Roasted Apricot Hen

This straightforward hen recipe is one you’ll love.

Prep Time15 minutes

Prepare dinner Time1 hour

Complete Time1 hour 15 minutes

Course: Predominant Course

Delicacies: American, southern

Key phrase: Roasted Apricot Hen

Servings: 8 servings

Writer: The Southern Woman Cooks

  • 1 giant complete hen spatchcocked
  • Apricot Sauce:
  • 1 1/2 cups hen broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil I used olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon floor ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Unfold spatchcocked hen out in a baking dish.

  • Deliver sauce substances to boil in pan on high of range. Flip to simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Baste whole hen with sauce. Pour half the sauce across the hen within the pan.

  • Place in preheated 425 diploma oven uncovered for half-hour. Take away and baste for a second time. Pour remaining sauce in pan.

  • Prepare dinner, uncovered for 30 extra minutes or till temperature of hen reaches 165 levels on a meat thermometer.

  • Makes about 8 servings.

You could possibly add greens across the hen within the pan however you’ll have to add a little bit water or broth and watch that they don’t burn.


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