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Herb Citrus Roasted Chicken Recipe

Herb Citrus Roasted Chicken
Herb Citrus Roasted Chicken
Flavorful chicken bake accenting citrus notes

Chicken Recipe Ingredients

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  • ¼ c olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 2 lemons, 1 juiced, 1 sliced
  • 2 oranges, 1 juiced, 1 sliced
  • 1 tbs Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper
  • 12 pieces bone in, chicken parts
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbs dried rosemary

Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Combine the olive oil, garlic, sugar, lemon and orange juices, Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder and red pepper flakes in a bowl.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place the chicken pieces skin side up in a baking dish.
  5. Pour the oil mix over the chicken, coating every piece all over.
  6. Arrange the orange and lemon slices over and under the chicken.
  7. Sprinkle the thyme and rosemary on top and season generously with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake uncovered for about an hour or until the chicken pieces are cooked through.
  9. Serve with your choice of sides.