Spiced orange roast chicken

Spiced orange roast chicken

Pop this one-dish wonder in the oven for Sunday lunch and you’ll be able to relax while it becomes infused with a delicious citrus flavor.

Ingredients (6 servings)

1.2kg chicken thigh fillets

80ml (1/3 cup) fresh orange juice

80ml (1/3 cup) honey

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 teaspoons ground coriander

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 orange, thinly sliced

Finely chopped fresh chives, to serve


Place the chicken in an ovenproof dish. Add the orange juice, honey, oil, garlic, coriander, cumin and turmeric and gently toss until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 1 hour to marinate.

Preheat oven to 180°C. Place the orange over the top of the chicken. Roast in the oven, basting with pan juices, for 45 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Place on a serving platter and top with chives to serve.

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