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Florida Orange Juice Herb Chicken

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Cooking Time: 1 hour
As a Florida Citrus Grower, I try to include Florida Orange Juice in many of my recipes. The versatility of Florida Orange Juice makes my meals come alive with amazing flavor — just like this recipe, my favorite Florida Orange Herb Chicken. This hearty and easy-to-make meal is great for entertaining friends and family. Want to learn more about our Florida Citrus Growers? Meet Francisco Pines, a third generation grower.


½ cup Florida Orange Juice
1 Florida Orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
½ tsp. paprika
Pinch of salt and pepper
¼ cup of olive oil
4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tbsp. sugar
¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
10 to 12 pieces of chicken


1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Whisk together Florida Orange Juice, olive oil, garlic, sugar, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
3. Place chicken, skin side up, in a rimmed 9 x 13 baking dish.
4. Pour Florida Orange Herb marinade over chicken, turning pieces to coat all sides.
5. Arrange slices of lemon, Florida Orange and onion around and under the chicken.
6. Sprinkle thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper generously over chicken.
7. Bake uncovered for about one hour or until chicken is tender.
8. Garnish cooked chicken with remaining fresh chopped herbs.