Kosher Tangy Baked Chicken Recipe

Baked chicken
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 90 mins
Marinate: 2 hrs
Total: 3 hrs 40 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
322 Calories
16g Fat
14g Carbs
31g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 393mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 321mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Serve this easy and tangy baked chicken recipe for Shabbat during Passover. Just mix together the marinade ingredients, which are economical, flexible and kosher for Passover. Let the chicken marinate for a few hours or overnight. And bake. The resulting chicken is so delicious that your Sabbath guests are likely to ask for the recipe.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces

  • 1/2 cup regular cola

  • 1/3 cup ketchup

  • 2 to 3 tablespoons apricot jam

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Steps to Make It

  1. Arrange chicken in a single layer in a glass baking dish.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together cola, ketchup, apricot jam, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, and ginger to form the marinade.

  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken. Cover. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

  4. When ready to cook, heat the oven to 375 F/190 C.

  5. Bake, covered, for 1 hour, basting after 30 minutes.

  6. Remove the foil. Bake uncovered for another 20 to 30 minutes, until the chicken is browned and cooked through.

  7. Serve with rice and enjoy.


  • If you like, cut peeled or unpeeled potatoes into quarters and bake with the chicken.