Spanish Chicken With Oranges & Olives

Recipe by TinyBubbles
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F Heat oil in a large oven-proof skillet over high heat.
  • Sprinkle chicken pieces with salt and pepper and brown in oil until skin is crisp, about 6 minutes per side.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate and reduce heat to medium. Drain all but 2 Tbsp drippings from skillet.
  • Add shallots and cook, stirring, until beginning to brown. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds.
  • Add sherry, boil until reduced by half. Then add chicken broth, orange juice and grated rind. Boil one more minute.
  • Return chicken pieces to pan, skin side up. Arrange orange wedges and olives around chicken, and place some shallots atop the ckicken.
  • Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes, until done through.
  • Place chicken on a platter. Bring juices to a boil on the stove and stir in the honey, to thicken, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce, oranges, olives, and shallots over the chicken and serve.
  • Great with rice or cous-cous and lightly sauteed greens.
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