Roasted Citrus Chicken

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Karen Rochon

By
@krochon

This recipe is what I'd describe as pretty clean and healthy. You may choose to remove the skin to make it very healthy, but I do like the skin. It's really good with a pasta salad; even better with sweet potato fries. I hope you enjoy it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    whole chicken, cut up
  • 1 medium
    navel orange, cut in half
  • 1 medium
    lime, cut in half
  • 1/2 large
    sweet onion
  • 4
    carrots, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    mediterranean sea salt
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder

How to Make Roasted Citrus Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut whole chicken down the middle, discarding back and chicken liver/gizzards, or purchase whole chicken, cut up. Rinse chicken, then pat dry. Pour 1/4 cup olive oil on chiken and place covered in the refrigerator for at least an hou. In a bowl, combine the juice the orange and lime, brown sugar and pepper. Pour the mixture onto the chicken and massage onto each piece. Place orange and lime halves, diced sweet onions and carrots onto floor of the roaster.Place chicken pieces on bed of vegetables. Place lid and roast for 1-1/2 hours at 375 degrees.Spinkle garlic powder and a bit of sea salt over chicken in the last ten minutes of roasting.

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