If you like it, save it!
Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place.Got it!
If you like something…
Click the heart, it's called favoriting. Favorite the stuff you like.Got it!
Author Notes: I have eliminated the preserved kumquats that are listed as an ingredient in the original recipe, and added other citrus components to add a zesty, tangy flavor. This dish is easy to prepare, and you can change up the ratios of citrus you use to get the flavor you prefer. —Bevi
Serves 4 portions
- 2 Chicken Breasts (skins left on), split
- 1 Pink or White Grapefruit
- 4 Oranges that are juicy
- 1 Lemon
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
- Juice all the citrus and pour into a mixing bowl.
- Add the honey to the citrus juices; mix well with a whisk to incorporate all the honey into the juice.
- Add the crushed red pepper to the honey and citrus marinade.
- Place the chicken breasts skin side down into a 9" x 13" baking dish. Pour the citrus marinade over the chicken, and refrigerate for 1 or 2 hours.
- Place the breasts in their marinade in a preheated 375-degree oven.
- Baste one or twice. After 20 minutes, turn the breasts over so the skin side is facing up.
- Continue to baste several times; after another 20 minutes, the skins should be nicely browned. At this point, remove from oven and place the chicken breasts on a platter. Cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
- Pour the hot marinade in a saute pan over high heat. Add 1/4 cup sherry if you choose. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and cover.
- Check the sauce and stir occasionally. The sauce should reduce to a syrupy consistency.
- Plate the chicken on a bed of Israeli couscous, regular couscous, or quinoa. Pour half the sauce over the chicken, and serve the remainder of the sauce on the side.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Middle Eastern Recipe
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Honey
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Chicken
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Citrus Recipe
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Chili Pepper Recipe
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Dirt Cheap Dinner
It's a little Spanish, a little Italian, and a lot wonderful
Bring some flare to your cookout.
Life's better with snacks.
Meet beaver tails.
A better basket.