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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!
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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!
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
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

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