Crispy Chicken a l’Orange Recipe
This Crispy Chicken a l’Orange is utterly delicious. I based this recipe on a duck a l’orange, which originated in Italy and then migrated to France.
the l’orange chicken is first marinated,
Marinating the chicken in a tasty sweet and sour sauce gives this dish an insanely delicious flavour and crispy skin. Yes, this dish is all about sweet and sour sauce.
The marinade is made by heating the orange concentrate, orange, zest, honey, tamari sauce, ginger, garlic and butter.
Then, the marinade is chilled until it solidifies into a paste. The paste is then rubbed all over the chicken.
The orange paste will flavour the chicken while it is chilled. The chicken is then roasted with fresh orange wedges.
This chicken dish may seem complicated, but you will find that the chicken l’orange recipe is a lot simpler than it sounds.
What I love most about this chicken a l’orange is the skin. The skin is super crispy and has the most delicious tangy flavour…it is sooo tasty!
The chicken is roasted to a golden orange colour and is super flavourful throughout. If you know how to roast a chicken, you can master this French dish easily.
Chicken a l’orange doesn’t have to be made only for special occasions, even though it tastes and looks impressive. If you are looking for a chicken dish that is more than just roasted chicken, this recipe is for you.
Several sides go exceptionally well with this chicken dish. My favourites are mashed potatoes and stewed red cabbage with apples, but you can also add roasted veggies, garlic mashed fauxtatoes, beet salad or vegan dirty rice.
Chicken is probably one of the most prepared foods at home. So why not try something different and delicious such as this chicken a l’orange recipe. I promise your family and guests will be impressed every time. Enjoy!
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