Chicken with Lemon Lychee Glaze

Chicken with Lemon Lychee Glaze

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Course Main Dish
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

Glaze:

  • 1 cup fresh minced lychees
  • 1/2 cup white port wine
  • 1 medium lemon zested

Chicken:

  • 2 frying chickens cut into halves, 3 1/2 to 4 pound
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • Sliced lemons

Instructions
 

Glaze:

  • While chicken is cooking, prepare Glaze.
  • Combine 1 cup fresh minced lychees, 1/2 cup white port wine and lemon zest from one medium sized lemon in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat about 5 minutes or until glaze is slightly thick.

Chicken:

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken, skin side up, in a single layer in a shallow baking dish; brush chicken with butter.
  • Roast, about 45 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  • Drain off fat.
  • Add lemon slices to the top of the chicken, spoon glaze over chicken and lemon.
  • Bake 3 additional minutes.
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