Kicked-Up Store-Bought Whole Deli Chicken

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter (or use vegetable oil)
  • 3
    shallots, finely chopped (or use a small onion, finely chopped)
  • 1 -2
    teaspoon fresh minced garlic (optional)
  • 12
    cup apricot preserves
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12
    teaspoon hot sauce
  • 12
    teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1
    whole deli rotisserie-cooked chicken (about 2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add in shallots and garlic (if using) and saute for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  • Stir in apricot preserves, lemon juice, hot sauce and Creole seasoning, reduce heat to low and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring with wooden spoon until heated through.
  • Place the deli chicken on top of a rack on a medium shallow baking dish, then brush the chicken all over with the prepared glaze.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy with rice if desired.
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