Citrus Chicken with Orange Relish

Chicken breasts gets a double dose of flavor from an orange-thyme marinade, then a brown sugar-paprika rub. Serve with a fresh orange relish to adds a sweet note. Photo credit: Eva Kosmas from Adventures in Cooking.

Serves: Makes 4 servings.
  • Citrus Chicken:
  • Orange Relish:
20 mins Prep time 17 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
17 mins Cook time
  • For the Chicken, mix orange juice, oil and 1 teaspoon of the thyme in small bowl. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add marinade; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor. For the Relish, mix all ingredients in medium bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix brown sugar, paprika, remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme and salt in small bowl. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Rub chicken evenly with paprika mixture. Place chicken on foil-lined baking pan.

  • Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Or, grill chicken over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked through. Serve chicken with Orange Relish.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 323Calories: 323Cholesterol: 91mg
  • Sodium: 378mgProtein: 35g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 21g