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Orange Honey Chicken Recipe

Orange Honey Chicken Recipe

These golden chicken pieces are nicely seasoned with a tangy citrus marinade. The ingredients are easy to have on hand, so you can whip up this special chicken for friends and family anytime.—Rita Goshaw, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken leg quarters (3-1/2 pounds), skin removed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in a single layer in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice concentrate, honey and mustard. Baste chicken with half the marinade. Bake 15 minutes longer; baste with remaining marinade. Bake 10 minutes more or until the meat juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 733 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 45 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.