Gluten Free Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit and Olives

Gluten-Free Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit & Olives Recipe

Celebrating Passover, the week-long holiday commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, involves a great deal of preparation. With most of the work handled by the oven, this simple dish will free up your time so you can spend more of it with your family.

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Gluten Free Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit and Olives
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Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit & Olives

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 480kcal


  • 4 pounds bone-in , skin-on chicken pieces
  • ¼ cup dried prunes
  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • ¼ cup pitted whole olives
  • 4 garlic cloves , peeled and left whole
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 medium orange , sliced
  • cups chicken or vegetable broth , divided
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Place the chicken pieces in a large baking dish. Scatter the dried fruit, olives, garlic, rosemary, and orange around the chicken. Pour 1 cup of broth over the chicken. Sprinkle the chicken with the brown sugar. Pour in the remaining ¼ cup of broth. Season generously with salt and pepper. Cover the dish with a piece of foil.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and registers 165ºF on an instant-read thermometer.


Nutrition Facts
Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit & Olives
Amount Per Serving
Calories 480 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 156mg52%
Sodium 230mg10%
Potassium 995mg28%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 12.4mg15%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Gluten Free Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit and Olives Recipe

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