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Orange Glazed Chicken (whole30, paleo)

whole30 orange glazed chicken

A quick and easy weeknight dinner that is full of flavour! Paleo and whole30 compliant!

Ingredients

For the marinade:

1/3 cup orange juice

zest of one orange

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup avocado oil

1/2 tbsp minced fresh rosemary

1 tsp tamari (or coconut aminos for whole30)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1tbsp dijon mustard

1lb skinless, boneless chicken thighs

For the bake:

1 med sweet potato, small dice

3 shallots, peeled and quartered

1/2 an orange, sliced

2 rosemary stalks

Instructions

  1. In a flat glass dish mix the marinade ingredients together.
  2. Add the chicken thighs and flip them over to ensure everything gets covered in the marinade.  Let it sit, covered, in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 F
  4. Brush a tbsp of avocado oil over a 10 inch oven safe cast iron dish.
  5. Add your chopped sweet potato, shallots, orange slices and rosemary stalks.
  6. Place the marinated chicken in the pan as well and pour the marinade over everything.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 F.

Keywords: whole30, paleo, chicken, orange, balsamic

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