Chicken Cointreau
Recipe type: Poultry
Serves: 6
  • 3/4 Cup Cointreau liqueur
  • 1 1/4 Cups apricot jam
  • 3/4 Cup distilled white vinegar
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 6 boneless chicken breasts; *
  • olive oil
  1. * Remove skin from chicken breasts
  2. 1. In a saucepan, combine the Cointreau, jam, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, honey, and red pepper flakes. Simmer over medium-low heat (or put in microwave for 1 min. until the honey and jam are melted.)
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature.
  4. Place the chicken breasts in a single layer in a shallow glass baking dish. Pour on the marinade and refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, for at least 4 hours or overnight. If grilling, let the chicken stand at room temperature for half an hour before grilling (see #3.)
  5. TO BAKE: POUR OFF ALL BUT 3/4 Cups marinade. Brush additional apricot jam onto to chicken. Cover loosely with foil. Bake at 350 deg. for 45 minutes to 1 hour, basting with marinade every 15 minutes.
  6. FOR GRILLING: Prepare a charcoal fire. When the coals are glowing hot with a layer of white ash, grill the chicken breasts 6 to 8 inches from the heat. Baste the chicken with oil and marinade during grilling. Cook for 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes. Slice and serve hot or at room temperature.
Tagged with →  
Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.