Grapefruit Chicken Recipe

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Grapefruit Chicken
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  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Remove neck and the rest of the organ prize package from the inside of the bird.
  3. Discard or save for a later use (like stock).
  4. Rinse bird.
  5. Pat dry.
  6. Rub olive oil all over bird.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Place onion slices in a roasting pan and place bird on slices.
  9. Cut grapefruit in half.
  10. Squeeze one half over bird.
  11. Place used half of grapefruit in the cavity of the bird and tie legs together.
  12. You can also fold the bird's wings back at this point if you want to.
  13. Cook bird for about an hour and 15 minutes to an hour and a half or until leg joint is loose and juices run clear.
  14. While bird is cooking use the other half of the grapefruit to baste the chicken.
  15. If the chicken begins to get too dark (this can happen because of all the natural sugar in the grapefruit) cover loosely with foil.
  16. When finished cooking.
  17. Let it sit and rest for five minutes.
  18. Then carve away!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1482.5 Kcal (6207 kJ)
Calories from fat 1197.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 133.03g 205%
Cholesterol 320.47mg 107%
Sodium 134.29mg 6%
Potassium 573.85mg 12%
Total Carbs 6g 2%
Sugars 1.27g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.63g 3%
Protein 58.15g 116%
Vitamin C 16.8mg 28%
Iron 6mg 34%
Calcium 109.9mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 397.1 Kcal (1663 kJ)
Calories from fat 320.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.63g 205%
Cholesterol 85.84mg 107%
Sodium 35.97mg 6%
Potassium 153.71mg 12%
Total Carbs 1.61g 2%
Sugars 0.34g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.17g 3%
Protein 15.58g 116%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 28%
Iron 1.6mg 34%
Calcium 29.4mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 40.6
  • 40

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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