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Roast Chicken with Apple Stuffing and Cider Sauce
When you don't have time or need for a large turkey, this stuffed chicken recipe is great. Prep Time: approx.
   10 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 75 Minutes. Ready in: approx. 85 minutes .
   Makes servings.

   Printed from fosterfarms.com
1/4 cup apple cider
3/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2  onion
  

Sauce
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup apple cider
1/2 cup chicken broth (fat-free)
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  

Stuffing
1 tablespoon butter
1  apple, peeled, cored and finely diced
1/2  onion, finely diced
2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  

Chicken
1 3 1/2-4 pound Foster Farms Whole Roaster


Directions
1. Make stuffing by melting butter in non-stick skillet over medium heat. Place apple pieces in skillet; sautÈ. Add onion diced pieces; sautÈ until softened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in tarragon, breadcrumbs and apple cider. Add salt and pepper; stir. Set aside.

2. Preheat oven to 400F. Loosen skin on breasts and thighs of chicken by sliding fingers under skin. Push stuffing under skin, distributing evenly. Tie legs with six inch piece of butcher twine.

3. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon black pepper on inside and outside of chicken. Place onion half inside the cavity of chicken. Place chicken in roasting pan; bake for 1 hour.

4. To make sauce, transfer chicken from roasting pan to cutting board. Pour pan drippings into sauce pan, scraping bits from bottom of pan. Whisk in flour. Warm over medium heat. Gradually whisk in apple cider and chicken broth. Bring to simmer; cook over very low heat for 3 minutes. Stir in tarragon and apple cider vinegar.

5. Carve chicken; arrange on serving plate. Pour sauce into pitcher and pass separately.