This straightforward and scrumptious hen recipe – Herb and Citrus Oven Roasted Chicken Parts – is so contemporary tasting it would make any day appear sunny. I season it with lemon and orange juice and contemporary herbs like rosemary and thyme so it is bursting with a citrus taste that enhances the hen so properly.
You may even get inventive with this and observe among the ideas I make in my cooks notes under. If you’ve gotten additional time attempt marinating the hen over evening. Please watch how I make this scrumptious recipe within the video under. You’ll discover full recipe directions below the video.
Serves 8-10 folks
10-12 items of bone in hen components (thighs and legs work properly)
2 complete lemons, one juiced and one sliced
2 complete oranges, one juiced and one sliced
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon dried rosemary, or contemporary chopped
1 teaspoon thyme, or contemporary chopped
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 medium onion, sliced
four cloves of garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons sugar
three tablespoons melted butter
1/four cup olive oil
Salt and pepper
Chopped contemporary parsley or cilantro as a garnish
In a small bowl whisk collectively olive oil, sugar, chopped garlic, lemon juice, orange juice, and sprinkle of salt and pepper. Place hen in a rimmed 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Pour olive oil combination throughout hen turning items in pan to coat all sides.
Place components pores and skin aspect up and unfold them out evenly within the pan. Sprinkle evenly over hen the Italian seasoning together with the rosemary, thyme, onion powder and paprika. Arrange slices of orange, lemon and onion round and below the hen.
Sprinkle all the things very properly with salt and pepper. Don’t be afraid to season properly. You don’t desire the hen to be bland. Let hen sit for about 20 minutes earlier than baking in order that it will not be ice chilly whenever you put it within the oven.
Bake, uncovered, at 400°F for about 1 hour or till hen is cooked and juices run clear.
For greatest outcomes hen may be marinated in a plastic container or bag for a number of hours or over evening within the olive oil combination.
Extra contemporary sprigs of rosemary and thyme may be added to the baking dish for additional taste and garnish.
Other herbs like basil and sage additionally work properly and may be added.
Limes can substitute the lemons for a unique taste.
Red pepper flakes may be added for additional spice.
Honey can be utilized rather than the sugar
A tablespoon of Soy Sauce works properly within the olive oil combination too.
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake the hen, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or till the hen is not pink inside.