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Mom's Chicken

"A super easy chicken dish with only four ingredients, yet it's yummy! Sweet plum jam and tangy barbecue sauce make this chicken a real crowd pleaser."
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1 h 15 m servings 713 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 713 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 43 g
  • 66%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 53.2 g
  • 106%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 213 mg
  • 71%
  • Sodium:
  • 1167 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, plum jam and onion soup mix. Place the chicken pieces in a 9x13 inch baking dish and pour mixture over the chicken, coating thoroughly.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 1 hour, or until chicken juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 133 Ratings

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wonderful tangy change for a chicken dish. though I made a few subtle changes. first I used chicken breast cut into large strips, pre cooked them, didnt have plum jam, so used rasberry instead,...

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This was inedible--it was super salty and just tasted strange with the onion mix. I even added some cream cheese to the sauce/juices to try and temper the salt and cut back the onion mix favor t...

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wonderful tangy change for a chicken dish. though I made a few subtle changes. first I used chicken breast cut into large strips, pre cooked them, didnt have plum jam, so used rasberry instead,...

This recipe is the bomb! So easy yet, delish! Used boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of chicken pieces. Adjust cooking time accordingly (30 - 40 mins). Thanks, Liza for a great recip...

This was awesome! I made it in the crocpot and used Grape Jelly instead of the plum. don't listen to the 2 bad reviews. This was delicious!

First - I LOVE the fact that this has 4 ingrediants (that you ussually have around your house!!). Second - it is very good. I too used raspberry jam instead of plum (it was all I had) with very ...

I too used raspberry jam since it was all I had. Definately adjust cooking time for boneless breasts, I didn't and not only were they fairly dry but most of the sauce had cooked away since ther...

LOVED THIS RECIPE!! It really needs more stars! It was simple!! My family literally "ate" this one up! I cooked frozen noodles in the chicken broth and homemade mashed potatos, it was awesome! E...

This dish was very yummy! I used boneless chicken breast and strawberry jam as all I had in my house. I cooked the chicken for 40 minutes in the oven and I also put 1/4 cup water in the mixtur...

I thought this dish was fantastic. I used blueberry preserves instead of plum and made the sauce 2 hours prior to baking so the onions would be soft. You could remove the skin as suggested but...

very easy and very good. i couldn't find any plum jam so i used grape jam instead and it tasted wonderful. next time i think i would remove the skin from the chicken (except the legs/wings) bec...