My Orange Roast Chicken

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 30m
Ready In

"Prep time: 1.25 hours including marinating Cook time: 1 - 2 hours Entered this in a contest omn another site years ago."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (573.2 g)
  • Calories 491.6
  • Total Fat - 9.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 1088.6 mg
  • Sodium - 1304.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 9.9 g
  • Protein - 82.1 g
  • Calcium - 86.3 mg
  • Iron - 11.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 41.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Wash and clean the chicken, pat dry.

Step 2

Mix the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and salt and pepper.

Step 3

Place the whole chicken in a gallon zip lock bag. Add the soy preparation to the bag and seal. Place in fridge for 1 hour.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 5

Peel and halve the onions.

Step 6

Quarter the orange.

Step 7

Remove chicken from bag and place in a roasting pan.

Step 8

Save the soy preparation.

Step 9

Place the onion halves and orange quarters in the chicken cavity.

Step 10

Salt and pepper the outside of the chicken well.

Step 11

Place the "stuffed" chicken in the preheated oven.

Step 12

Place the soy preparation in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until boiling. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 13

Turn off heat and use warm to baste.

Step 14

Baste the chicken with this mixture every 15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

Step 15

Cook until juices run clear and meat is no longer pink.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Very moist and flavorful, with a nice crispy skin. Only thing I changed was to roast breast side down for 1 hour and then turned it over and roasted another 45 minutes, so the back section got crispy too.


review by:
(21 Feb 2018)

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