Orange Chipotle Chicken
A sweet and spicy chicken dish your family is going to love!
- 8 Chicken Thighs bone-in, skinless
- 2 Navel Oranges juiced and zested
- ½ cup Avocado Oil
- 1 7 oz can Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce chopped
- 4 Garlic Cloves minced
- ¼ cup Honey
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Pepper
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 1 tbsp Dark Brown Sugar
- 3 Scallions chopped, for garnish
Prepare all of the ingredients.
Add all ingredients except scallions to a Ziploc bag. Place in refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes - up to 12 hours.
Preheat oven to 425.
In large saute pan over medium high heat, add pieces of chicken. Pour marinade into a small saucepan and let simmer on medium-low while chicken is cooking. Cook chicken on each side for 3-4 minutes.
Transfer chicken to a parchment paper covered baking sheet and place in oven. Baste with simmered marinade 3 or 4 times during 30 minutes of cooking.
To serve, drizzle with cooked down marinade and sprinkle with scallions.