Orange Rosemary Chicken

Oven-style chicken thighs with oranges and two-color rice garnished: a delicious diet dish from the Mediterranean diet. Chicken legs marinated with white wine, with oranges and spices, then baked in the oven. Love low-calorie chicken dishes? Try Pollo alla Romana – chicken legs with bell pepper or Chicken with Olive Sauce.


CHICKEN WITH ORANGE SAUCE AND RICE

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 600 g Chicken Legs
  • 2 Oranges
  • 200 ml White Wine
  • 4 tbsp. of Olive Oil
  • 1 Sprig of Rosemary
  • 1 Bunch of Parsley
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

FOR GARNISH

  • 140 g White Rice
  • 40 g Red Rice
  • 30 g Butter

Instructions

Squeeze the juice of one orange. Finely chop the parsley. 

Mix the orange juice, white wine, and olive oil. Add chopped parsley, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Put the chicken in the marinade. Cover with foil and put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

Lay the chicken into a fireproof dish. Bake for 30 minutes at 200C, then remove from the oven and add orange slices. Bake another 30 minutes.

Boil white and red rice separately according to package instructions. Drain the rice, put in a bowl, and add butter. Stirring gently to mix the rice, but careful not to destroy its texture.

Put the rice and baked chicken on the plate; pour over the sauce from baking. Arrange with the chopped parsley and orange slices.

Oven-style chicken thighs with oranges and two-color rice garnished
    Oven-style chicken thighs with oranges and two-color rice garnished: a delicious diet dish from the Mediterranean diet.

    Orange Rosemary Chicken

    Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 600 g Chicken Legs
  • 2 Oranges
  • 200 ml White Wine
  • 4 tbsp. of Olive Oil
  • 1 Sprig of Rosemary
  • 1 Bunch of Parsley
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Squeeze the juice of one orange. Finely chop the parsley. Mix the orange juice, white wine, and olive oil. Add chopped parsley, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Put the chicken in the marinade. Cover with foil and put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Lay the chicken into a fireproof dish. Bake for 30 minutes at 200C, then remove from the oven and add orange slices. Bake another 30 minutes.
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