Zesty chicken with orange

Zesty chicken with orange

Zesty chicken Recipe

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon and pepper seasoning
  • 2 oranges
  • 200g sugar
  • 125ml of white vinegar
  • 125ml of water
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoon of cornflour
  • 3 sprigs of fresh parsley


Sprinkle lemon and pepper seasoning onto the chicken. In a greased baking pan, place chicken, skin side up. Grate orange peel to measure 2 teaspoons and set aside. Quarter an orange and squeeze the juice over the chicken.


In same pan mix sugar, vinegar, water, salt and the 2 teaspoons of orange peel. Bring to boil over medium heat, then cook, stirring for 5 minutes.


In a dish, mix 1 tablespoon of water and cornflour until smooth. Gradually add cornstarch mixture to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Simmer sauce until slightly thickened; remove from the heat. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of sauce over the chicken.


Bake uncovered at 350°F for roughly 45 minutes, basting after 30 minutes – cook until tender. Carefully remove the chicken from the oven. Spoon additional sauce over the chicken and let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Place chicken on serving platter.

Products used to make this recipe

Swan Retro 3 Piece Saucepan Set

Swan Retro 3 Piece Saucepan Set

Create delicious home-cooked meals for one or all the family with the Retro 3 Piece Saucepan Set. Comprising 16, 18 and 20cm saucepans, this set is perfect for boiling pasta,…

View Product
Swan Retro 20cm/28cm Fry Pans

Swan Retro 20cm/28cm Fry Pans

Comprised of 20cm and 28cm pans, this 2-piece set lets you cook tasty meals for the whole family quickly and easily. Both pans in this set feature soft-touch, stay-cool Bakelite…

View Product

Submit a review

Why not submit a recipe for our Swan family to enjoy?

Simply upload a word document and image and we'll do the rest, we will also notify you when your recipe goes live.