Chicken in the oven with orange and lemon

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 2:10 h

Going to have a lunch with friends and want to prepare a recipe that everyone likes? This chicken recipe with orange and lemon in the oven is the ideal one, try it!

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 1.5 kg (3 1/3 pounds) chicken cut into pieces
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Place the chicken in a baking pan and season with olive oil, half lemon juice, half orange juice, chopped garlic, the onions cut into quarters, bay leaf, oregano and salt. Cut the remaining orange and lemon into round slices, brush the chicken pieces with honey and sprinkle with brown sugar. Let marinate about one hour.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Place the chicken in the oven about an hour until slightly golden. Occasionally drizzle the chicken with the sauce.

    Step 3

    1. Turn off the oven and serve the with chips.

Chicken in the oven with orange | Food From Portugal

Chicken in the oven with orange and lemon

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 866

Total Fat: 35 g(54%)

Saturated Fat: 6.5 g(33%)

Cholesterol: 289 mg(96%)

Sodium: 279 mg(12%)

Total Carbohydrate: 24.5 g(8%)

Protein: 110 g

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