Roasted Orange Citrus Chicken Recipe

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This orange citrus chicken dish is a wonderful combination of oranges and Italian spices. The chicken is deliciously tender and juicy, cooked in a zesty sauce. The chicken has caramelized crispy skin making this dish unforgettable. The recipe is simple to make, making this chicken dish popular. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or pasta


  • 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
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  • 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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    Prep Time icon Prep Time 10 Minutes
    Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
    Cook Time icon Cook Time 35 Minutes
    Serves icon Serves 4