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Dutch Oven Garlic Chicken is a simple chicken dinner recipe that takes just a few minutes of prep & a couple hours to cook. Easy family dinner ideas like roasted chicken are great! I love how simple it is!

Dutch Oven Garlic Chicken

Dutch Oven Garlic Chicken is a simple chicken dinner recipe that takes just a few minutes of prep. Easy family dinner ideas like roasted chicken are great!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken - thawed
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 large apple
  • 2 tbsp butter

Glaze

  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Coat inside of dutch oven with cooking spray
  3. Place 1/2 the garlic in the bottom of the pot followed by the chicken
  4. Stuff apple inside chicken & sprinkle remaining seasonings on top of chicken
  5. Cover & cook 1-1/2 - 2 hours (checking temperature every 15 minutes after the first hour)
  6. You are looking for the temp to reach 160 degrees
  7. Once the chicken has reached 160 degrees, make your glaze
  8. Combine all glaze ingredients in a small bowl & whisk together & brush on chicken
  9. Bake an additional 20-30 minutes uncovered to let the glaze cook in & allow the skin to crisp
  10. Remove & let sit for 10 minutes before cutting & serving