Agave Chicken Diablo

Serves: 5

   1/4 cup butter or margarine
   1/2 cup agave
   1/4 cup prepared mustard
   1 teaspoon curry powder
   1 teaspoon seasoned salt
   3 pounds broiler-fryer chickens, cut into pieces

Agave Chicken Diablo is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

In shallow baking pan, melt butter. Stir in agave, mustard, curry powder and salt. Add chicken and turn to coat all sides. Bake, skin side down, at 375F for 30 minutes. Turn chicken pieces and baste. Continue cooking 15 to 20 minutes until chicken is tender and richly glazed.

MICROWAVE VERSION: Melt butter in shallow glass or microwave roasting pan on high about 1 minute. Stir in agave, mustard, curry powder and salt. Add chicken pieces, placing skin side down. Place meatier pieces toward outside of pan. Cover with waxed paper. Cook on high 8 minutes. Turn skin side up and baste with sauce. Cover and cook on high 8 minutes longer. Uncover and cook on high 2 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.