Francisco Pines – Florida Orange Herb Chicken

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.

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Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
Serving size12
Amount per serving
Calories
361.4
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat11.1g 14%
    • Saturated Fat2g 10%
  • Cholesterol182mg 61%
  • Total Carbohydrate5.6g 2%
    • Dietary Fiber.5g 2%
    • Total Sugars4.2g 8%
  • Protein56.4g 113%
  • Vitamin A143.5mcg 16%
  • Vitamin C11.7mg 13%
  • Calcium22.8mg 2%
  • Iron1.1mg 6%
  • Thiamin.25mg 21%
  • Folate27.2mcg 7%
  • Potassium886.1mg 19%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
  • 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

Preparation

Francisco Pines – Florida Orange Herb 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.