Vineyard Chicken
(From River Road Recipes:The Textbook of Louisiana Cuisine) See below for ordering information


1 3-pound chicken, quartered

1 cup dry white wine

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 cup melted butter

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions

3 teaspoons salt

1/4 cup minced parsley


Place chicken, skin side down, in large casserole. Blend all other ingredients together and pour over the chicken. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour in 325 degree oven. Remove the foil. Turn chicken skin side up; increase temperature to 375 degrees and bake 30 minutes, basting two or three times. Increase temperature to 425 degrees for the last 30 minutes of baking time. Baste frequently (total cooking time is 2 hours).


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