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Blood Orange Roast Chicken

Blood Orange Roast Chicken


  • 4 to 5 pound whole chicken
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

For Rub

  • juice from one blood orange
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon pepper
  • 4 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 4 cloves of garlic peeled and whole

For Stuffing

  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1 blood orange cut into flat slices


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Mix the rub ingredients together until well incorporated.
  3. Spray medium pan with non-stick spray and place chicken in pan.
  4. Pour mixture on top of chicken and rub it in.
  5. Stuff lemon wedges, rosemary, and garlic in center of chicken.
  6. Place orange slices on top of chicken. (wash hands after handling bird)
  7. Cover with foil and bake covered for about 1 1/2-2 hours.
  8. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes uncovered to brown the outside.
  9. Check internal temperature to make sure it is cooked through (180 F), chicken should be easy to tear apart when done.