Glazed Baked Chicken and Veggies

1 whole chicken
4 Tbs Jessi’s Flaming Fruit Sauce, in any flavor
Large chopped vegetables (I usually use onions, carrots, celery, parsnips, mushrooms)
1 Cup chicken stock
Salt and white pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Layer chopped vegetables, pour in chicken stock and season with salt and pepper.  Place whole chicken on top.  For more crispy skin, you can buy a chicken that has been quartered (or quarter it yourself) and place it over the veggies, skin side up.   Bake until the chicken reaches an internal temp of at least 165 degrees, approximately 40 minutes if quartered, 1 hour 15 minutes if a whole chicken (depends on the size of the chicken). 

Once internal temp reaches 165 degrees, turn heat up to 450 for approximately 5 minutes, just to crisp the skin (skip this step if skin is already crispy enough).  Take out and glaze with any flavor of Jessi’s Flaming Fruit Sauce.  Place under broiler for approximately 2 or 3 minutes, just until the sauce begins to brown.

Serve with potatoes or rice.  In this picture, I used grilled zucchini and made coconut rice with chili dusted mango. 

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