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Ginger Citrus Chicken

Ginger Citrus Chicken

A full of flavor Chicken dish the whole family will love!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Marinating Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 6


  • 4 Chicken Leg Quarters split, skin removed
  • 1 Navel Orange cut in slices
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds

For the Marinade

  • 3 Navel Oranges 3 juiced, zested
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • ¼ cup Avocado Oil
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sriracha
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Parsley


  • Combine marinade ingredients and add to gallon zippered bag. Add chicken to bag and let sit for at least 30 minutes (up to 24 hours).
  • Prepare remaining ingredients. Preheat grill or smoker to medium-high.
  • In a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add pieces of chicken (reserve marinade). Cook for 4 minutes on each side. Add reserved marinade to pan. Sprinkle with half of sesame seeds and add half of orange slices.
  • Loosely cover skillet with aluminum foil. Place covered skillet on center of grill or smoker and close lid. Let cook (undisturbed) for 30 minutes. Remove foil and cook another 10 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and sprinkle with remaining sesame seeds and remaining orange slices.
Keyword Chicken, citrus, ginger, orange
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