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Blood Orange Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN ABOUT 13 hrs

Blood Orange Chicken

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"I am so in love with blood oranges! And I set out to create a dish that highlighted their deep citrus flavor and absolutely beautiful coloring! However, this dish can be made with navel oranges as well, if blood oranges are out of season. Pairs really well with some fresh steamed vegetables for a healthy dinner!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    12 hrs 45 mins

Directions

  1. Place chicken breasts into a baking dish. Squeeze juice of 2 blood oranges over chicken. Marinate from 12 to 24 hours; drain and discard used marinade.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season each chicken breast with salt and black pepper. Brown chicken in hot oil on both sides, about 4 minutes per side; transfer to a plate and cover with aluminum foil.
  3. Melt butter in a clean skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in melted butter until onion is translucent and garlic has begun to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in juice of 3 blood oranges, chicken stock, white wine, and parsley. Bring mixture to a boil. Return chicken breasts to skillet, reduce heat to low, and cover. Simmer until chicken is no longer pink inside, about 7 minutes per side.
  4. Place chicken to serving plates, leaving pan juices; dissolve honey in the pan juices and simmer sauce until thickened, about 2 minutes. Spoon sauce over chicken breasts to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 15, 2013

Husband made a half batch of this recipe, and it was super delicious! Easy, and the instructions provided are excellent for the recipe. Will make again, and again... as long as we can find blood oranges for sale!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 29, 2014

Meh.. Not very flavorful. SAUCE WAS BETTER ON THE WHITE RICE THAN ON THE CHICKen.

 

7 Ratings

Mar 23, 2013

I have never seen blood oranges before. I called my local supermarket and had them special order them for me just to make this recipe :-) I thought it produced a very juicy tasting chicken. I was surprised that it did not have an overwhelming orange taste to it. The sauce is yummy, and I didn't have any white wine, but I did have red wine, so I used that in the sauce and it still tasted great. That is the only thing I did differently about this recipe, otherwise, I followed it exactly. I wouldn't change anything. Great dish!

 
Feb 28, 2013

Loved this! I used the juice of 4 blood oranges in my sauce because I bought a bag of smaller sized ones, but it came together beautifully. My husband came home from work and the first words out of his mouth were, "What smells SO GOOD?" We loved the flavor, and will definitely make it again.

 
Jan 29, 2013

This is an all year recipe in my house but it is especially yummy this time of year when blood oranges are in season!

 
May 27, 2015

Loved it. Made it a last month when blood orange was still in season. Will make again as soon as I can get my hands on some blood oranges

 
Jan 28, 2015

This was a decent meal. We liked it but we didn't love it. The only thing I did differently was omit the honey because my husband hates sweet flavors with meat, and I added a bit of cornstarch to thicken the sauce. We ate it on rice and it was pretty good. I would probably make this again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 349 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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