This chicken serves up a fresh burst of flavor with a side of wow!
Yield: 4 servings
Hands-on prep time: 15 minutes
Total prep time: 30 minutes
Price per serving: $1.70
1 cup white rice
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
8 chicken thighs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/4 cup orange juice
1 pint grape tomatoes
1. Heat oven to 425°F.
2. Cook rice according to package directions. Fluff with fork and fold in orange zest.
3. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Rub chicken with oil and season with
½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place chicken in skillet, skin-side down, and cook until
golden brown and crisp, about 13 minutes. Flip and cook 1 minute more. Remove from
pan and set aside.
4. Add garlic to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add orange juice and cook,
stirring constantly and scraping bottom of skillet for 1 minute.
5. Add tomatoes and cook, tossing occasionally, for 3 minutes. Nestle chicken into tomato
mixture, transfer skillet to oven and roast until cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes.
6. Serve over orange rice.
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