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Orange grilled chicken with wedges
Orange grilled chicken with wedges

ORANGE MARMALADE CHICKEN WITH SPICY WEDGES

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June 8, 2018

Chicken pieces marinated in a simple marinade of orange, marmalade and soy, produce the most tender, juicy and flavoursome chicken. Cooked to sticky perfection on the braai or oven and served with spicy golden brown wedges, this meal is a winner with everyone.

  • Prep: 4 hrs 15 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Yields: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

Chicken

16 piece chicken braai pack

1 cup orange marmalade

1 cup tomato sauce

1 cup soy sauce

1 cup orange juice

2 cloves garlic crushed

Spicy Wedges

8 large, washed potatoes

3 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp smoked paprika

2 tsp smoked chilli flakes

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tsp freshly ground salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Sour cream for serving

Directions

Chicken

1Combine the orange marmalade, tomato sauce, soy sauce, orange juice and crushed garlic in a bowl, stirring well.

2Place the chicken pieces into an extra large ziplock bag and pour the marinade over them.

3Seal the bag and place it in the fridge, for at least 3-4 hours, preferably overnight.

4Turn the bag around during this time, making sure that the chicken pieces are completely covered in the marinade.

5When you are ready to cook the chicken, drain the chicken pieces, retaining the marinade for basting.

6Place them on the grill of a preprepared braai, basting with the marinade as they cook.

7Turn the chicken pieces often until they are cooked through, to your liking.

8If you are cooking them in an oven, place the chicken pieces on an oven tray and cook in a pre heated, 190 C oven, for approximately 45 - 50 minutes.

9Baste the chicken with the sauce, at least three to four times, during the cooking process.

Spicy Potato Wedges

1Cut the potatoes into wedges, lengthways, skin on.

2Place them onto an a large oven tray and drizzle with the olive oil.

3Using your hands, toss the oil and wedges together. Sprinkle them with the smoked paprika, smoked chilli flakes, crushed garlic, salt and a couple of grinds of black pepper, then toss again, making sure that all the wedges are coated.

4Spread them out on the tray and place into a preheated, 220 C oven, for about 50 minutes, until crisp and golden.

5Serve hot with sour cream and the grilled orange marmalade chicken pieces.

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