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Honey Orange Glazed Chicken

Honey orange glazed chicken is a delicious recipe and another great way to enjoy chicken, this is a very straightforward recipe that doesn’t take time. I used chicken thigh you can use any part of the chicken you like and still get the same tasty and delicious chicken.

Orange Glazed Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Course: lunch
Servings: 6 chickens
  • 6 Chicken thighs (skin on and bone in)
  • 2 Cups Orange juice (Freshly squeezed)
  • 1 Teaspoon Orange zest
  • 1 Teaspoon Red pepper flake
  • 1 Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable oil (your choice)
  • Knorr bouillon powder/cube
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Clean the chicken and season with knorr, onion powder. garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly to coat the chickens. Set aside.

    orange glazed chicken seasoned chicken
  3. Place a saucepan/pot over medium heat. Add the orange juice, thyme, honey, orange zest, salt, and pepper. Whisk and bring to a boil then reduce the heat to allow the mixture to simmer until it thickens slightly.

    orange glazed chicken sauce
  4. Place a large skillet (oven proof) over medium-high heat, add the oil and when it's slightly hot place the chickens (skin side down), don't overcrowd you can do it in batches. 

    orange glazed chicken brown the chicken
  5. Brown for about 5 minutes, Flip the chickens and pour/brush the orange glaze over the chicken. If you have more glaze than needed you can pour everything over the chicken or save it and drizzle over salad if you're pairing the chicken with salad.

  6. When you're  done with the glazing, transfer the skillet to the oven and roast the chicken for about 35-40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F or until the juices run clear and fully cooked.

    orange glazed chicken glazed
  7. When the chicken is done serve with your favorite side.

    orange glazed chicken
  8. Enjoy!

    orange glazed chicken
Recipe Notes


 The oven temperature might be slightly different, it might take slightly longer or faster.

You might want to try Crispy Baked Chicken With Mango Salsa

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