Orange Roast Chicken with Plum BBQ

  • Yield: servings


1whole chicken cut up
1 1/2cups fresh squeezed orange juice
1stick of butter
1-- onion chopped
1/2cup ketchup
1/2cup bbq sauce any variety
1/3cup red wine vinegar
1/2cup syrup any variety
1tablespoon prepared mustard
-- salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Place washed cut up chicken pieces into a large roasting pan

Pour orange juice over chicken peices

then sprinkle chicken pieces with salt and pepper

place uncovered into 375 degrees preated oven cook for 45 mintues or until chicken begins to brown

meanhwhile, in a large sauce pan, place butter and chopped onion cook at medium high heat until onion is translucent

now add all the rest of ingredients to onion and butter mixture then lower heat to low and simmer until plum mixture becomes like a thick sauce. Stir occasionally .

When chicken begins to brown lower oven temperature to 350 and brush half of the plum sauce mixture on top of each chicken piece and bake for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes brush the rest of the plum sauce mixture on top of chicken pieces and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes or unitl chicken begins to brown and form a nice shinny coat.