9 hrs. and 5 mins.
|1. Combine ingredients for marinade. Marinate chicken overnight in the refrigerator. Turn chicken twice. Drain but reserve marinade.|
|2. Season chicken inside and out with salt and pepper.|
|3. Roast at 350°F for 1 hour or until tender. Baste with marinade every 10 - 15 minutes. Turn chicken after 1 hour. Serve with DEL MONTE Ketchup or Sweet Chili Sauce or make gravy from drippings.|
|4. Gravy: Collect drippings (about 1/3 to 1/2 cup) and simmer. Add dissolved cornstarch mixture with constant stirring. Simmer until thick.|
Season the chicken with salt and pepper just before cooking to keep the chicken moist. Salt draws out the moisture from meats and adding the salt long before cooking will draw out the juices.
This dish is high in vitamin A that helps maintain healthy skin and normal vision. It also has niacin that helps keep the digestive and nervous systems healthy.