Dear Abby’s Favorite Company Chicken
21/2 to 3 pounds chicken pieces
16-ounce bottle Italian salad dressing
12-ounce jar apricot preserves
Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry. Marinate chicken in dressing overnight in refrigerator.
Heat oven to 325 degrees. Remove chicken from marinade. In small bowl, combine 1 cup marinade with preserves; mix well.
Brush chicken with mixture; place skin-side up in 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Pour remaining marinade over chicken.. Cover with and bake 1 hour. Remove foil. Continue baking for 30 to 40 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 583 calories (62 percent from fat), 39g fat (10.7 g saturated, 15.5 g monounsaturated), 174 mg cholesterol, 43 g protein, 11 g carbohydrates, .2 g fiber, 318 mg sodium.