Citrus & Allspice Roasted Chicken

Servings 4 servings


  • 2-3 medium oranges
  • 1 large lemon
  • 2 lbs chicken thighs or legs bone-in, skin-on
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 475F
  2. Slice the orange and lemons about ΒΌ to 1/8 inch thick. Remove any seeds.
  3. Lay a few orange slices on the bottom of the baking pan. And place the chicken on top, be careful not to crowd the chicken.
  4. In a small bowl stir together the olive oil, honey, allspice, salt and pepper. Brush the combination on each piece of chicken and top with the remaining slices of orange and lemon.
  5. Place in the oven and roast for 35 to 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and serve warm.

Recipe Notes

The chicken can be marinated ahead of time in the sauce for up to 24 hours.
Warm the honey to allow it to incorporate easier.