Orange Roasted Chicken

Orange Roasted Chicken

Here is another easy roast chicken recipe. This recipe is perfect for fall. Do you like my Dad’s crazy “vintage” ice bucket in the background? I have a love, hate affair with that crazy ice bucket, and wanted to share it with you. It must be from the sixties. I keep putting it in the giveaway basket, but I can never seem to part with it. It’s so ugly I like it. He always sent Florida citrus to our family up north during the holidays, so whenever I do a fall or winter dishes with citrus it always reminds me of him and this crazy brightly colored ice bucket.

This recipe was developed for Babble.com.

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Orange Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients:

1 chicken, rinsed and patted dry
2 teaspoons dried rosemary, or 2 tablespoons fresh
1 teaspoon dried sage, or 1 tablespoon fresh
1 orange, sliced in wedges
1/2 onion, chopped in chunks
2 cloves garlic
kosher salt
pepper
olive oil

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice oranges in wedges. Salt and pepper chicken. Put the chicken on a roasting rack in a roasting pan.
2. Add oranges, rosemary, onions and garlic to chicken cavity.
3. Drizzle the chicken with olive oil. Bake at 350 degrees until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

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  11 Responses to “Orange Roasted Chicken”

  1. Angie's Recipes — October 2, 2010 @ 9:46 am

    The chicken is perfectly roasted! Bet your house is loaded with all the pleasant aromas while it bakes.

  2. the wicked noodle — October 2, 2010 @ 10:12 am

    That looks absolutely delicious!! Adding that to the menu for sure.

  3. Belinda Chiu — October 2, 2010 @ 10:59 am

    I usually do lemon, not orange, so will give this a try for sure. That ice bucket is great!

  4. Amy — October 2, 2010 @ 12:40 pm

    I love the ice bucket! This chicken looks delicious and I can just imagine the citrus aromas in the air! I also like how you’ve decorated your blog for Halloween. Good idea!

  5. Angelia McGowan — October 2, 2010 @ 1:25 pm

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  6. Monet — October 2, 2010 @ 9:59 pm

    How gorgeous! Your chicken is literally erupting with flavor! I think chicken pairs so beautifully with citrus, and this seems like a simple and flavorful way to roast America’s favorite bird. Thank you for sharing it (and you ice bucket) A very colorful post indeed!)

  7. Foodierama — October 3, 2010 @ 3:15 pm

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  8. Michelle — October 4, 2010 @ 10:11 am

    Looks fabulous! I always fill my Thanksgiving turkey with citrus and herbs too. Stuffing gets baked separately and we always have the moistest turkey ever.

  9. Tickled Red — October 4, 2010 @ 10:15 pm

    Oh yum!! I love orange chicken. I am drooling over all of the chicken recipes 🙂

  10. dining furniture — October 4, 2010 @ 11:36 pm

    I would definitely try this one. This looks so delicious. This will be my first time to actually cook one.

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