Friday, June 11, 2010

Pollo Wasakaka (Baked Chicken w/ Wasakaka Sauce)

Oven Baked Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze



1 roasting chicken (3 1/2-4 lb.)
1 lg. clove garlic, halved
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. dried thyme
pinch of Oregano
2 lemons
1 c. chicken broth
Preheat oven to 425°F.Partially loosen skin on chicken breast and legs. Rub garlic halves over breast and leg meat; place garlic in cavity of chicken. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, oregano and 1/4 teaspoon of thyme.
Thinly slice 1 of the lemons; insert slices between skin and meat of chicken. Cut remaining lemon into wedges; place in cavity of chicken along with remaining 3/4 teaspoon thyme. Place chicken on rack in roasting pan. Place in oven for 15 minutes, reduce heat to 350 and roast for about 45 minutes or until temperature at breast reaches 160°.

For the wasakaka
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 small Onion
  • 1/4 teaspoons of mashed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

  1. Blend the ingredients for the wasakaka until they are well mixed. Adjust salt to taste. 

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