Prep Time: 0 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
3lbsbroiler-fryer chickens, skined
3/4 cupyellow squash, Shredded
3/4 cupzucchini, Shredded
1/2 cuponion, Finely chopped
1/2 cupcelery, Finely chopped
1 1/4 cupstoasted sesame, wholewheat breadcrum
1/4 cuppecans, Chopped
3tablespoonsunsweetened apple juice
Discard giblets and neck of chicken (or save for stock.) Rinse chicken under cold, running water, and pat dry.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with Pam; place over med-hi heat until hot.
Add yellow squash, zucchini, onion, celery, and garlic, and saute until tender-crisp.
Combine vegetable mixture, breadcrumbs, egg, pecans, salt, and pepper in a med bowl; stir well.
Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan that has been coated with Pam.
Stuff lightly with dressing mixture.
Truss chicken (or put ball of foil in opening.) Combine apple juice and honey, stirring well.
Brush chicken with half of apple juice-honey mixture.
Bake at 350 deg F for 1 1/2- 2 hours or until drumsticks are easy to move and juices run clear, basting occasionally with remaining apple-honey muixture.
“This was a really juicy chicken and the sauce was good. I will beg for this one again.”
“Great tasting chicken with an easy stuffing. I left the skin on and i think it really helped make the chicen moist and tender. The stuffing was so good….wish i had doubled the batch!!!”