Chicken Ala Orange Plus

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Partially cook the carrots, potato, & parsnips- cook them in boiling water for approx 8 minutes. The vegetables should only be half cooked.
  • Cut 4 slices of orange, cross wise, from one of the oranges, rind on. Use the remainder of this orange to add to the juice.
  • Cut the second orange in half and squeeze the juice so the combined juice will be approx 3/4 cup of orange juice.You may requjire an additional orange depemding on how juicy your oranges are.
  • Add the brown sugar and cinnamon to the orange juice, mix well.
  • Place the chicken in a large oven proof dish allowing enough room for the vegetables to be in one layer.
  • Surround the chicken with the partially cooked vegetables and the onions.
  • Season with Salt & Pepper.
  • You may now cover it and place in the fridge until 1 hour before.
  • dinner (allow 15 minutes for the dish to get to room temp) or if you did not make it as a "Do ahead" recipe continue on.
  • Stir the orange juice mixture well and pour 3/4 of it over the chicken & vegetables.
  • Pop your dish into a preheated 375f oven, rack set in the middle of the oven, for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, place a slice of orange on each chicken piece, pour the remaining Orange juice mixture over the orange & chicken pieces.
  • Bake for an additional 12-15 minutes. Check Chicken temperature it should be at 175°F to 180°F Check drumstick/thigh quarters.
  • Drizzle the Grand Marnier over the chicken & vegetables - return to oven for 3 minutes.
  • You are ready to serve - I hope it pleases you.
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