|Asian Chicken ( 7 WW Points)
1 whole broiler-fryer chicken (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
3 tablespoons dry sherry or orange juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Kumquat Sauce (below)
1/3 cup thinly sliced preserved kumquats
1/2 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon cold water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur, if desired
Remove seeds from kumquats. Mix orange juice,
orange marmalade, lemon juice and ginger in
1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling. Mix water
and cornstarch; stir into orange juice mixture.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir
about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in kumquats,
almonds and liqueur.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Fold wings of chicken across back with tips
touching. Tie or skewer drumsticks to tail. Place chicken, breast side
up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer so tip is
in thickest part of inside thigh muscle and does not touch bone.
2. Roast uncovered 45 minutes. Mix sherry, soy sauce and garlic powder;
brush on chicken. Roast uncovered about 45 minutes longer, brushing once
or twice with sherry mixture, until thermometer reads 180�F and juice is
no longer pink when center of thigh is cut. Discard any remaining sherry
mixture. While chicken is roasting, make Kumquat Sauce. Serve chicken
with sauce. ----- To Grill: If using charcoal grill, place drip pan
directly under grilling area, and arrange coals around edge of firebox.
Heat coals or gas grill for indirect heat. Prepare chicken as directed
above, and use barbecue meat thermometer. Cover and grill chicken,
breast side up, over drip pan or over unheated side of gas grill and 4
to 6 inches from medium heat 45 minutes. Mix sherry, soy sauce and
garlic powder; brush on chicken. Cover and grill about 45 minutes
longer, brushing once or twice with sherry mixture, until thermometer
reads 180�F and juice is no longer pink when center of thigh is cut.
Discard any remaining sherry mixture.