No Peel Orange & Ginger Chicken Bake

no peel orange and ginger chicken

Denise says:

I just love this tasty colourful recipe - perfect for Seder night. Family friendly, quick to make and you can prepare in advance and easy to serve. You can use chicken breast if you prefer and make double to accommodate extra guests. Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Serves: 6- 8 people

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons NO peel Tiptree orange jam 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 1 level tablespoon freshly grated ginger ~ Salt and freshly ground black pepper 8-12 large chicken thighs and/or drumsticks/ skinless and boneless chicken breasts 6 clementines, or tangerines ( keep skin on) 1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. 2. In a large bowl, mix together the no peel orange jam, olive oil, garlic, ginger and seasoning or combine in the food processor. 3. Spread the chicken pieces out in a large roasting tin and pour the jam juices over. 4. Thinly slice 5 clementines, or tangerines (remove any pips), and place over the chicken pieces, pressing some in between the pieces. 5. Cover roasting tin with foil and place in the centre of the oven. 6. Bake for 20 mins, then remove foil and bake for a further 30 mins, basting occasionally, until chicken is starting to turn golden and the juices run clear when flesh is pierced. 7. Remove from the oven and sprinkle thyme leaves over before serving. Garnish: Slice the remaining clementine and place on top of the chicken.
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