Famous Dave's Country Roast Chicken and Corn Bread

Famous Dave’s Country Roast Chicken and Corn Bread

Enjoy some of Famous Dave’s roast chicken – just marinade, season and bake. Serve with Famous Dave’s Corn Bread with Honey Jalapeno Glaze.

Roast Chicken Seasoning
1/2 cup kosher salt
1/2 cup paprika
1/2 cup lemon pepper
1/2 cup Mrs. Dash original blend
Mix all ingredients. Store in a covered container.
Roast Chicken
1 (6 pound) roasting chicken
2 (16 ounce) bottles Italian dressing
1 (8 ounce) bottle lemon juice
1/3 cup Roast Chicken Seasoning

Place the chicken in a 2-gallon sealable plastic bag. Pour a mixture of the Italian dressing and lemon juice over chicken, turning to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours, turning every 30 minutes.

Remove chicken from bag and drain. Season generously with 1/3 cup Roast Chicken Seasoning. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Arrange chicken on a rack in a baking pan. Tent loosely with foil. Bake 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer registers 170 to 180 degrees F, removing the tent 20 minutes before the end of baking process. Let stand for 10 minutes before carving.
Yields 6 to 8 servings.

Famous Dave’s Corn Bread with Honey Jalapeno Glaze

1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup stone ground cornmeal
1 (9 ounce) package yellow cake mix
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
Jalapeno Honey Glaze
1/2 cup butter
1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely diced
3 tablespoons red bell pepper, finely diced
1/4 cup honey
1/8 teaspoon cayenne

Combine cornmeals, cake mix, baking powder, salt and cayenne in a bowl; set aside.
Combine milk, buttermilk, oil, eggs, brown sugar and honey in a bowl and mix well. Add to the cornmeal mixture and mix gently - there should be no lumps, but do not overmix. Fold in the mayonnaise. Let rest, covered, in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to overnight.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Spoon the cold batter into a greased muffin tin or a cast iron skillet. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean and the top is golden brown.
In the meantime, make the glaze by heating butter in a saucepan until melted. Stir in jalape?o and bell pepper. Bring to a simmer. Stir in honey and cayenne. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Drizzle over Famous Dave’s Corn Bread.
NOTE: You can make the glaze ahead of time and store it, covered, in the refrigerator. Re-heat before serving.
Servings: 9

I really like the sounds of the jalapeno glaze, I bet it’s great on corn bread.