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Orange Honey Chicken

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Orange honey chicken is a flavorful and peppy broiled chicken recipe. Prepared with a marinade of lemon juice and honey, it is fruited with orange peel and flavored with a dash of garlic powder. Cooked with a baste of lemon-honey mix, it is served fresh and delicious!
  Vegetable juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 4 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up

To make marinade: In 12- by 8-inch baking dish, stir together juice, lemon juice, honey, orange peel, garlic powder and pepper.
Add chicken to marinade, turning to coat.
Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning chicken occasionally.
Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade.
Arrange chicken on rack in broiler pan; broil 6 inches from heat 35 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender, basting chicken with marinade and turning occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3081 Calories from Fat 1853

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 205 g315.8%

Saturated Fat 58.6 g293.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1020.5 mg340.2%

Sodium 1213.5 mg50.6%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 31.3 g

Protein 256 g511.6%

Vitamin A 151.5% Vitamin C 233%

Calcium 19.8% Iron 77.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Orange Honey Chicken Recipe