Crispy Orange Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 5-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rub chicken thighs with sea salt and black pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Combine orange zest, orange juice, white sugar, corn starch and water and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over a little higher than medium heat. Pan-fry chicken thighs without oil (skin side down first) until both sides become golden brown, about 7-10 minutes each side. Turn off heat.
  • Transfer chicken thighs to a roasting rack. Bake for about 20 minutes or until center reaches 165°F.
  • Keep about 1 tablespoon oil in skillet. Turn on heat over medium high. Stir in orange mixture and boil until thick.
  • Pour orange mixture over chicken thighs.
  • Use sliced orange, parsley (or cilantro) for garnish.
  • Serve immediately.
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