This is a great, low cost family meal. All of these ingredients should cost you no more than $10.
Fragrant Orange Chicken with Scallion Mashed Potatoes
- 1 chicken, cut in 10 pieces
- Zest and juice of 3 oranges
- ¼ cup honey
- 3 Tbsp soy sauce
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp finely minced garlic
- ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
- Salt and black pepper
- 2 Tbsp cilantro
Place the chicken in a large bowl. Combine remaining ingredients and coat chicken. Refrigerate, covered, for 2 to 4 hours.
Remove chicken 30 minutes before cooking. Preheat oven to 375°F. Arrange chicken in a shallow roasting pan. Pour ⅔ cup of the marinade into the pan.
Bake chicken, basting frequently, for 1 hour.
Transfer to a platter. Strain pan juices into a small saucepan and boil until thickened, about 10 minutes. Drizzle sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with scallions.
Serve with Scallion Mashed Potatoes.