Roasted Orange Glazed Chicken

Recipe by JMigs0
READY IN: 1hr 55mins




  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Remove giblets and neck from chicken.
  • Rinse chicken inside and out with cold running water; drain well.
  • Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Grate 1/2 teaspoons rind from orange and set aside.
  • Cut orange into quarters.
  • Sprinkle ½ teaspoons salt inside cavity of bird.
  • Stuff chicken with onion, orange quarters, bay leaf, and thyme.
  • Place on rack in large foil-lined roasting pan.
  • Sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper.
  • Roast chicken 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • In small bowl, combine reserved orange rind with glaze ingredients, and brush over entire chicken.
  • Roast 15 minutes more, or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of chicken thigh reaches 175°F and juices run clear.
  • Let the chicken rest for 15 minutes before slicing.