How to Cook Oven Roasted Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze
A spicy pepper jelly and mustard mixture glaze these delicious oven roasted chicken breasts. Serve this chicken with rice and a tossed salad for a delicious everyday family meal.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
4 chicken breast halves, bone-in
spicy chicken seasoning blend or a seasoned salt blend and ground black pepper
1 cup red pepper jelly
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
dash ground black pepper
Line a baking pan with nonstick foil. Heat oven to 425°.
Wash chicken and trim excess skin and fat from the breasts. Pat dry and sprinkle with the seasoning blend or salt and pepper. Arrange the chicken, rib side down, in the baking pan. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the jelly, butter, mustard, and pepper in a saucepan and heat until hot and well blended.
Brush the chicken breasts with about half of the jelly mixture and return to the oven. Bake for another 10 minutes, or until chicken reaches about 165°, brushing with the remaining jelly mixture a few minutes before it's done.