Roasted Citrus And Herb Chicken
SERVES: 4 Preparation time PREP: 20 min.Cooking time COOK: 1 h.
- 3 to 4 lbs. bone-in chicken thighs or breast, skin on.
- 2 oranges, sliced
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 cup fresh orange juice
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 tbsp. dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp. paprika
- 2 to 3 fresh thyme sprigs or 1/2 tsp
- 2 to 3 fresh rosemary sprigs or 1/2 tsp
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 400 F.
In a bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, orange juice, lemon juice, dried oregano, paprika, diced onion, red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Place half the orange slices and half the lemon slices at the bottom of a baking dish.
Arrange the chicken pieces on top of the sliced orange in the baking dish, and season to taste.
Top the chicken with the thyme, rosemary, and remaining orange and lemon slices.
Drizzle the orange-lemon juice mixture all over the chicken.
Place in the preheated oven and bake, uncovered, for 45 to 60 minutes.