Oven Roasted Chicken with Blood Orange Olive Recipe

Oven Roasted Chicken with Blood Orange Olive Recipe



  • 4 lb. whole chicken

Blood Orange Garlic Butter:

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened.
  • 5 tablespoons Sonoma Farm Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced.
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 blood orange, halved.
  • 4 slices of Blood Orange


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Make the Blood Orange Garlic Butter: In a bowl mix butter, blood orange olive oil, garlic cloves, dried sage, smoked paprika, salt, and ground pepper. Mix together and set aside.
  3. Prep the Chicken: Clean the neck, gizzards, and other parts out of the cavity of the chicken. Rinse water over the entire chicken to clean it. Pat it dry with a paper towel.
  4. Place chicken in a roasting pan.
  5. Rub blood orange garlic mixture all over the chicken (be sure to put some under the skin as well).
  6. Stuff the chicken with 1 blood orange that has been halved.
  7. Place 3-4 slices of blood orange on top of the chicken.
  8. Bake for 1 hour 40 minutes, or until internal temperature is 170°F.

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Oct 2023

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