Chicken (Oven Baked Saucy Chicken)

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Recipe: #31506

February 22, 2019

Categories: Main Dish

"Another old fashioned recipe from one of our old family cookbooks using our favorite homemade sauce that remains as popular now as it did back then. I serve with rice and a green salad."

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (403.8 g)
  • Calories 544.4
  • Total Fat - 28.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 383.3 mg
  • Sodium - 981.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.9 g
  • Sugars - 26.5 g
  • Protein - 40.2 g
  • Calcium - 54.6 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 39.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350

Step 2

In a large skillet over medium heat oil lightly saute onions, celery and peppers, remove set aside

Step 3

Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper

Step 4

Combine flour and paprika, lightly dust chicken and brown, if needed add extra oil

Step 5

Remove pan from heat, place browned chicken into a 9x 13 baking dish or medium sized roaster, spread sauteed onions, celery and pepper over chicken

Step 6

In bowl combine white sugar, brown sugar, soy sauce, worcestershire, ketchup and water

Step 7

Place pan back on medium heat, pour sauce into skillet stirring to deglaze, whisking until nice and smooth, if sauce not to desired thickness you may thicken with a slurry of 1 tablespoon each of cornstarch and water

Step 8

Pour sauce over chicken, bake covered at 350 for 25 minutes or until chicken is done,

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Very good -- I just used chicken drumsticks (7 total) and made by the directions for a very good chicken dish which we served with rice -- the veggies and sauce were delicious scooped over rice. Thanks for sharing!

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(17 Apr 2019)