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 fantastic.

Spatchcocked Roasted Apricot Hen

In case you have by no means spatchcocked a hen you’ll be able to easily learn the steps here. We not too long ago did a put up on how straightforward it’s once we made this hen recipe. It’s a easy option to make hen and it does cook dinner quicker and extra evenly.

Easy substances on this scrumptious hen recipe?

  • 1 entire 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 an exquisite 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

Will we make excellent recipes? 

Nope. As you’ll be able to see within the photograph one space of this hen obtained slightly bit burned through the cooking course of. Unsure precisely what occurred, it could have had slightly extra sauce in that space or one thing. Both manner most meals bloggers would have remade it. Nonetheless we don’t try this.. we’re not excellent 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 complete hen for an image. The hen was scrumptious and all of us cherished it, so we’re sharing the recipe.. excellent photograph or not!

What to serve this hen with?

This dish is tremendous versatile which is why we cherished it. The primary night time we had it with stewed potatoes and a facet salad and the second night time I reduce the hen up and made a scrumptious chopped salad loaded with greens. Listed here are a number of sides you might 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

Cook dinner Time1 hour

Whole Time1 hour 15 minutes

Course: Essential Course

Delicacies: American, southern

Key phrase: Roasted Apricot Hen

Servings: 8 servings

Writer: The Southern Girl Cooks

  • 1 giant entire 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.

  • Carry 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.

  • Cook 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 slightly water or broth and watch that they don’t burn.


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