Chicken baked with a sauce of red currant jelly, mustard, almonds and other intriguing flavors.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 (3 pound) chicken, cut into pieces
- 1 (14 ounce) jar red currant jelly
- 1/2 cup yellow mustard
- 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and saute for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
To skillet add jelly, mustard, almonds, sugar, juice and cinnamon. Stir together and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until jelly dissolves. Pour mixture over chicken.
Cover dish and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (no longer pink inside).