Tangy Lemon-Plum Chicken

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Total Time
31mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 min

Absolutely delicious grilled or baked chicken, with the sweet-sour flavors of plums, lemon and a dash of cloves, mustard, Tabasco and Worcestershire sauces. And although we haven't tried it, we think that the sauce itself would be just as good on pork, or would make a fine dipping sauce for egg rolls, etc.!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Puree plums in a blender.
  2. Saute onion in butter until tender (do not brown).
  3. Add plum puree and the rest of the ingredients (except chicken).
  4. Simmer together 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle chicken with garlic powder and salt to taste.
  6. Bake covered at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, then uncover and spoon on half of the plum sauce, spreading evenly.
  7. Raise oven heat to 400 degrees and return chicken to oven for 15 more minutes.
  8. Baste chicken with the rest of the sauce and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  9. Alternatively,this is also wonderful grilled!
  10. Grill over medium coals until almost done, then baste frequently with plum sauce; can serve extra on the side.
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4 5

This sauce was simple to mix up and tasty and the only thing I would do differently would be to use a little less chili sauce since I thought it covered up the plum flavor too thoroughly for my taste. But overall a tasty dinner that I would make again. I shared some leftovers with Mom and she enjoyed them too.