Spiced citrus chicken



Ingredients 13
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 12
    chicken thighs
  • 1
    onion
  • 2
    ml
    ground cinnamon
  • 2
    ml
    ground cardamom
  • 2
    ml
    turmeric
  • 2
    ml
    paprika
  • 45
    ml
    sunflower oil
  • 3
    oranges
  • 1
    lemon
  • 250
    ml
    chicken stock
  • 30
    ml
    honey
  • basmati rice and steamed baby squash
  • salt and milled black pepper
 

Method

1 hour 10 minutes
 
Wash, trim and dry the chicken portions. Season lightly.
Pound the onion and spices together.
Mix with the oil to form a paste, and smear all over the chicken pieces and under the skin.
Arrange in a single layer in a roasting pan coated with a non-stick cooking spray.
Roast at 180 °C for 45 minutes or until tender.
Pour boiling water over the thinly sliced citrus rinds and drain.
Simmer the blanched rinds in the stock and honey for about 10 minutes or until very tender.
Mix together with the citrus juices and pour over the chicken.
Cook for a further 10û15 minutes or until glazed and nicely browned.
Season to taste and serve with basmati rice and a mix of steamed baby squash.
 

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