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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 263.9
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 117.0 mg
  • Sodium: 663.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 43.2 g

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Sticky Chicken



Introduction

This roasted chicken gets its sticky coating from the juices it releases while being baked. This roasted chicken gets its sticky coating from the juices it releases while being baked.

Ingredients



    • 1 teaspoon salt

    • 2 teaspoons paprika

    • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

    • 1 teaspoon onion powder

    • 1 teaspoon thyme

    • 1 teaspoon white pepper

    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

    • 3-4 lb. roasting chicken

    • 1 cup chopped onion


Directions

1. In a small bowl, thoroughly combine all the spices. Remove giblets from chicken, clean the cavity well and pat dry with paper towels. Rub the spice mixture into the chicken, both inside and out, making sure it is evenly distributed and down deep into the skin. Place in a resealable plastic bag, seal and refrigerate overnight.



2. When ready to roast chicken, stuff cavity with onions, and place in a shallow baking pan. Roast, uncovered, at 250 degrees F for 5 hours. After the first hour, baste the chicken occasionally (every half hour or so) with pan juices. The pan juice will start to caramelize on the bottom of the pan and the chicken will turn golden brown. If the chicken contains a pop-up thermometer, ignore it. Let chicken rest about 10 minutes before carving.



Makes 4 servings.





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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This is a GREAT chicken, but I added one more thing, into the cavity I put a navel orange sliced in half and the juices squeezed out over the bird. The citrus and the spices are to die for! - 2/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is so mouthwatering..and YummY..!!!
    I lowered the salt and chili powder amounts to 1/4 the amount, and it came out wonderful..!!
    Why Not Try: making a rack of sliced onions, cross the grain, set the chicken on during roasting, this way you get these to serve with the chicken on the side..! - 11/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Lowered the salt to a couple sprinkles, and followed the suggestion for having the onions on the outside as well, along with some carrots, and it was sensational. - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is very good, high in sodium and cholesterol!. I didn't make it whole, I cut it up but still followed the directions. Only took 2 hours and I put largely chopped onions around the pan. They carmalized in the pan and where delicious too. Thanks - 5/26/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this with cut up chicken pieces. Some areas of the juices were too dark. We really liked it, but the next time I want to make it with the roasted whole chicken as the recipe directs. I'll also try the crockpot version. It's yummy though. - 8/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Awesome! Very juicy and tender. I didn't have any onion so I just put garlic cloves and celery inside. Also used a meat thermometer, it only took a couple of hours not the 5. Will definitely make it again! - 9/23/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a new favorite at our house..it's so easy. I've also used the same spice mix on pieces of chicken which I baked and then cut up for either chicken salad or to go in a soup. The only thing is that this is a little too salty for our taste, so I reduce the salt to 1/4 tsp. - 9/20/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    The chicken didn't come out sticky (it released too much juice for that) but it was still really really nice. The onions in the cavity come out really quite hot and spicy. I roasted it with potatoes and kohlrabi. N.B. make sure you put these in in plenty of time given the low oven temperature - 8/10/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This chicken is great tasting and leftovers are wonderful the next day in Almond Chicken with Asparagus recipe. Have made it in the crock pot and it is even juicier and doesn't heat up my kitchen. - 5/1/07

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've started making this every week,now that my husband ask for it. I serve it with some Kroger frozen stir fry veggies, yummy. I increase the hot spices because we like it hot!! Easy recipe. - 5/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yum! Yum! Another delicious Spark recipe! I used salt substitute in order to reduce the sodium, but this recipe's a keeper! - 5/3/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I've done roasted chicken in my crock pot for years. Just let it cook all day (about 8 to 9 hours is good); it'll be falling off the bone but moist and yummy. You probably won't get the "sticky" part though as this is a moist cooking method. Hope that helps those who had the crock pot question. - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've made this recipe twice (both times without white pepper) and my husband said it's the best roasted chicken he's ever had (he's pretty picky). Highly recommended! - 3/17/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Mine didn't come out sticky at all. In fact, it looked dry but the chicken was moist and tender when I ate it. Tastes good with callaloo. :) - 9/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this last weekend. Was delicious. Very soon, we plan to use this recipe with bonless chicken breasts. - 3/18/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great idea. This is a very versatile recipe. A change of spices of substituting apple chunks for the onion changes the taste entirely. I'm coing to try Mandarin oranges with fresh squeezed orange juice or orange zest with the spices next. - 3/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty. My family loved it! Never tried slow cooking like this before and it turned out very moist, almost falling off the bone when I was slicing it. - 7/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The flavor was great with the kick from the Cayenne pepper. Will make again. We cooked it at 375 for just over an hour and kicked the temp up to 450 for 20 and it was perfect. - 7/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I used a package of skinless, boneless thighs and poured the chopped onion in with them and cooked it less. - 6/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I tried it with the orange in the cavity like someone suggested and it worked perfectly! - 6/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was excellent. I've made it several times for my family and they loved it every time. - 5/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used this recipe on 6 chicken legs and it turned out great! Very low in sodium, too. - 5/26/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is an excellent recipe and my family loved it. - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really moist yummy chicken! - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    WOW this is totally awesome 1st recipe with no complaints Thank you all - 5/26/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a delicious recipe but so much time involved. It tastes exactly like one of the rotisserie chickens you can grab at the grocery store for alot less work and probably less fat since those chickens don't sit in the fat as it all drips off in the rotisserie. Save yourself the time! - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was my first time making a whole chicken. My family LOVED it. We will be cooking it again real soon. I'm making chicken noodle soup with the leftovers. - 3/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is the juiciest, most tender chicken recipe I have ever had. A definite keeper. - 2/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have made this at least 6 times since finding the recipe here, and my whole family loves it! It's the best chicken recipe I have! - 1/29/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious seasonings; the whole family loved it. - 1/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good and I've never cooked a whole chicken before. - 1/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was Great!!!! Just be sure you do not have any small cuts on your hands when you are doing the rub....the pepper burns a bit! My family devoured the whole chicken! - 1/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this tonight for our Thanksgiving bird- turned out delicious!! DH and kids gobbled it up and since it was just us 4 it was more than enough! YUMMY!!! Great recipe- definitely a keeper!! - 11/27/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was so tender and moist. It requires being there to baste it, but it is so worth the effort. - 11/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is an incredible recipe! And healthy too, although it's hard to quit at a serving. Thanks for submitting this great recipe. - 11/22/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very good, a little too much work. - 11/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I loved this Chicken. It was flavorful, moist, and fell off the bone. Melt in your mouth good. I will definitely make this one again. - 11/22/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made it in a crock pot. It was delicious. Thank you for sharing! - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I found the recipe too late to let the chicken cook for 5 hours, but it was wonderful just roasted normally. I make stock out of the bones of my roasted chickens and can't wait to see how the broth turns out.
    ETA: I have a friend who's allergic to onion, so I made this again with sauerkraut. Yum! - 10/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    yumm! Tasted so good my husband thought I bought it. - 9/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe and my family loves this recipe. It's sooo easy and you can cook it in the crockpot also. - 7/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So tasty & Healthy! - 5/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Back to basics, learning all over again how to cook a roasting chicken properly. I was not letting it sit long enough, or basting properly. Love the combination of spices. - 5/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a winner!!!! Have given recipe to many others who also enjoy it. - 5/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday and it was wonderful. I had it again today cold. I added some of the breast meat to my salad for lunch. Yum! I will definitely make this again. - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was fantastic! Everyone in my family loved it. - 3/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The flavors are wonderful and the chicken just melted in your mouth!! - 2/19/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I get 6 servings from this and have left overs. I also leave out the salt. - 2/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was really yummy the whole family loved it - 2/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is one of my favorite recipes to make. Everyone I have made it for loves it! Thank you for shring this, it's one of my favorites! - 1/3/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I somehow messed up on my measurements because mine was so spicy! I plan to make this again and figure out where I went wrong. lol - 12/10/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Didn't roast,but put in crockpot. Chicken was very tender & moist. As usual, kids didn't like the adults did. - 11/26/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy and very tasty! The entire family loved it :~).
    Paige333 - 11/24/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I LOVE THIS RECIPE! My kiddos love it too! - 11/22/07

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  • Question....I have an 8 lb roasting chicken, how long do I cook it? - 10/1/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful!! want to try it in the crock pot! - 6/4/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    a 3 lb chicken served us 4 people and still plenty of meat for soup - 5/28/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It sounds really good!!! I will try it soon. - 5/27/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds like a great recipe, will definitely try it - 5/27/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am sure going to try this in the crockpot. It sound yummy - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Beautiful. - 5/26/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds good i am going to give it a try - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've been using this recipe for years. It's a staple -- cheap, easy to make and delicious. Everyone who tries it falls in love with it. - 5/26/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    will try this tonight - 5/26/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this one. - 5/26/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    After reading some of the reviews . I think I'll make this in my crock pot due to time issues. - 5/26/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try this chicken recipe,sounds delicious & mouth watering... - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds real good! - 5/26/09

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  • O.K.
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    ??? A 1 lb. roasting chicken?? I've never seen one smaller than maybe 3 lbs. That might affect the calories listed too, don't you think? Either way, I'll try it with one of my 3 pounders. I usually cook 2 at a time, so there's plenty of leftovers for soups, stir fries, salads or sandwiches. - 3/28/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday and my niece and nephew loved it. If only I could cut a whole chicken and make it look pretty! - 3/2/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will it take good still if I don't use onions or white pepper? - 2/24/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    QUESTION - Is nutritional information for 1/4 of 1 pound chicken, or 1/4 of 3 to 4 pound chicken. Spices sound deilicious. - 2/24/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    IT sounds soooooooo good, can you make it with just chicken breasts? - 2/24/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will try this! Sounds deeeelish! - 2/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    IT WAS WONDERFUL YUMMY - 1/12/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds spectacular. I never buy those cooking bags, but I'm going to get some to make this recipe! - 11/30/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great! Can't wait to make it - 11/25/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this for Thanksgiving my hubby has banned turkey because he hates it so I'll get back to you. - 11/24/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds fabulous. Can't wait to try. - 11/24/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good. I'll make it in the crock pot for Sunday dinner tomorrow. - 11/22/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Just read it & I ask too, 5 hours? for a 3-5 lb chicken? Is that right? Want to try but......will await some responses on clarifying this issue - 11/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Scrumcious - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
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    Delicious - 8/23/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Didn't try it yet but I definately will! - 6/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is definately a recipe that I will try. Thanks - 5/27/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Souds awsome! will be making it this week - 5/27/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I realize this is low heat, but doesn't it dry out in FIVE hours? - 5/26/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this yet. I had just bought a whole chicken and was wondering what to do with it. This sounds delicious. - 5/26/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Just bought a chicken yesereday, read this today and will fix it tomorrow. It sounds so goood. - 5/26/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds great will try soon - 5/26/08

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    Looks amazing! Will try it soon :) - 5/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is what I would like to eat this is great - 5/1/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds delicious...can't wait to try it this weekend. - 5/1/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So many stars with the ratings I'm going to try it. - 5/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    SOUNDS GREAT - 5/1/08

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    I didn't make this but I think it looks delicious, going to make it soon. - 2/25/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds good cant wait to try it - 2/19/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good, I luv spicy food - 1/28/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sooooo yummy! - 12/16/07

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Who wants all the hassle cooking something for 5 Hours!! Can this be made into a crock pot recipe? - 11/22/07

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