Roasted Citrus Chicken Recipe

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This delightful citrus chicken dish is a combination of oranges and Italian spices. The chicken is deliciously tender and juicy, cooked in an amazing zesty sauce. The fresh citrusy flavour with caramelized crispy skin makes this an outstanding chicken dish. The great part about this recipe, it is so easy to make. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or pasta

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin on
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 1 large orange, sliced
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F and line a baking pan with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl combine all the ingredients, except the oranges
  • Transfer the chicken to prepared pan and coat with the sauce
  • Arrange the orange pieces under and in-between the chicken and bake for 50 minutes


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