Cranberry Chicken III


Why wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy cranberries? Chicken with cranberry sauce makes a great summertime treat.

4 servings


  • 2 ½ pounds cut up chicken pieces

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (8 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce

  • ¼ cup corn syrup

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed


  1. Heat grill to medium. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. To Make Sauce: In a medium bowl combine the cranberry sauce, corn syrup, lemon juice, butter/margarine and rosemary. Mix well. Set aside.

  3. Grill chicken pieces, bone side up, on uncovered grill over medium hot coals for 20 minutes. Turn chicken and grill for another 20 to 30 minutes or until tender and juices run clear, brushing often with the sauce during the last 15 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

802 Calories
49g Fat
37g Carbs
53g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 802
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 62%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 228mg 76%
Sodium 256mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 53g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 563mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.