Spicy Orange Paprika Roasted Chicken

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"The original recipe comes from the June 2009 issue of Canadian Living and is for grilled chicken. However, we just love roast chicken and decided to try it that way - what a hit!!! This chicken has a delicious marinade and the chicken turns out such a beautiful color! I serve this often for company, and sometimes if it's just the two of us, we'll split a chicken in half and pop it in the toaster over. Delish..."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (362.3 g)
  • Calories 379.3
  • Total Fat - 10.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 816.5 mg
  • Sodium - 672.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 5.2 g
  • Protein - 60.6 g
  • Calcium - 49.6 mg
  • Iron - 9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together the orange zest and juice, oil, honey, paprika, coriander, ginger, salt, cayenne and garlic.

Step 2

Place the chicken in a shallow glass pan. Brush the marinade over the chicken (I massage it in with my hands). Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes or for up to 24 hours.

Step 3

Line a baking sheet with foil, then a layer of parchment paper. Place chicken, bone side down, on the baking sheet. Roast in a 350 degree oven until juices run clear when thigh is pierced, about 45 minutes.

Step 4

Transfer to cutting board. Let stand for 10 minutes before carving.


No special items needed.

3 Reviews


Made this based on breezermom's recommendation for "Best of 2022" tag game...we loved the spiciness this had...next time I'd throw it under the broiler to crisp up the skin...it was on the soggy side...


review by:
(13 Feb 2023)


This roast chicken is so moist and delicious! Loved the flavor.....think I'll rub some of the glaze under the skin next time for even more enjoyment! Great dinner.


review by:
(2 May 2022)


Delicious! Perfect blend of spices. Will be making this again.


review by:
(14 May 2016)

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