Blood Orange Rosemary Chicken

  • 1 blood orange, sweet orange or tangerine, quartered
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 small onion quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1/4 cup “Olive Tree” blood orange olive oil
  • 1 whole roasting chicken


Preheat oven to 450. Blend salt, pepper and chopped rosemary, and season chicken inside and out. put onion, orange and rosemary sprigs in chicken cavity. In a roaster pan, put a cup of water in the bottom of the pan, and roast. Cook the chicken for 15 minutes, then reduce temp to 375 and the chicken for about an additional 20 minutes per pound to an internal temp of 160 degrees.

~Courtesy of Duane Daugherty of Mr. Doggity's

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