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Clean Diet Sweet and Sour Chicken

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$102.92 Cooking Fee
Serving Size: 1 chicken thigh
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This recipe is courtesy of nutritionist Karin Adoni, and comes from her cookbook Clean Diet by Karin Adoni Company. It's a Mediterranean take on a Chinese dish, that combines sweet and spicy flavors with chicken, that slow roasts in the oven for delicious caramelization.
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all the ingredients, except for the chicken in a large bowl. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Allow to marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Place the chicken in a large baking dish, arranging the red onion and garlic around it, and placing the orange slices on top of the chicken pieces.
  • Cover with foil and bake for one hour. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Cook Times

Active Prep10
Hands-On Cook0
Hands-Off Cook75
Total Time1 hour 35 minutes
Recipe Serving Size8



  • pound bone-in skin-on chicken thigh about 8 chicken thighs
  • 5 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika more or less to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper more or less to taste
  • teaspoon Kosher salt more or less to taste
  • 2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper more or less to taste
  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 red onion large, cut lengthwise into wide strips

Cooking Tools Required

9x13 inch glass baking dish, Cutting board, Mixing bowls, Sharp Knives
Reheating/Serving Instructions

Heat in a medium sauté pan over medium heat, or microwave on medium power, until heated through.


Serving: 1chicken thigh | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg

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