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Chicken Thighs with Orange-Ginger Glaze

Oxmoor House
Prep time 1 min
Cook time 14 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
Honey—combined with fresh ginger, orange rind, and orange juice—is all that's needed to concoct this spicy-sweet glaze. Round out your meal with white rice.

Ingredients

  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 navel orange
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • Chopped green onions (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 327
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 14.5 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 6.4 g
  • polyfat 3.6 g
  • protein 30.9 g
  • carbohydrate 17.7 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 112 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 395 mg
  • calcium 31 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned.

  2. While chicken cooks, grate rind and squeeze juice from orange to measure 1 teaspoon and 1/4 cup, respectively. Add orange rind, juice, honey, and ginger to chicken, scraping to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 7 minutes or until chicken is done and orange mixture is syrupy. Sprinkle with green onions, if desired.

  3. Serve with: Roasted Broccoli with Almonds

Cook's Notes

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