Orange marinated chicken

This tangy, citrus-infused chicken dish paired with a refreshing salad is super simple. What more do you need from a weekday supper?
A simple and zesty weekday supper.
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A simple and zesty weekday supper.
August 15, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 40 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Mart Leisegang
FOOD STYLING BY Mart Leisegang


500g spinneysFOOD Chicken Thighs
2 oranges
1cm piece fresh ginger, grated
spinneysFOOD Salt
spinneysFOOD Black Pepper
1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced
3 cups spinneyFOOD Organic Rocket Leaves
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
Pink peppercorns


  • 1

    Place the chicken pieces in an airtight container, add the juice and zest from one of the oranges, along with the ginger and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate and leave to marinade for 4-6 hours over overnight.

  • 2

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4.

  • 3

    Remove the chicken from the marinade and place in a baking tray, pour over the remaining juice and cook for 40 minutes until cooked through.

  • 4

    In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil and apple cider vinegar, season with salt and pink pepper. Toss over the rocket and fennel salad. Serve with the chicken.


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