Mirj's Oven Bag Figgy Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Mirj

Just made this one up a few days ago, and it was a hit. Not exactly rocket science, but tastes delicious.

Top Review by Chelby02

I made this for a family dinner. I added some red wine to the juices to make a really yummy gravy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large chicken, cleaned (we also skin ours)
  • 1 12 cups fig jam (you know what, just toss in the whole jar)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Clean (and skin, if preferable) the chicken.
  3. Place it in the oven bag.
  4. Add the fig jam.
  5. Add the salt and pepper.
  6. Tie a knot in the bag.
  7. Moosh the jam around until the chicken is completely coated.
  8. Place in a roasting dish.
  9. Roast in the oven for 1 hour, turning the bag over halfway through.
  10. Remove the chicken from the oven and let rest for about ten minutes.
  11. Cut open the bag, remove the chicken and cut into serving pieces.
  12. Top with the juices in the bag.

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