This refreshing citrus marinade will perk up your everyday chicken breasts. Make the marinade in the morning and dinner will be a snap.
Recipe by: Emily Paster
Emily is the author of the food and parenting blog West of the Loop, named a Top Mommy Blog by Time Out Chicago Kids. She is also a regular contributor to Chicago Parent magazine.
INGREDIENTS - 4 servings
1 Whole grapefruit(s) zested and juiced
Cup orange juice
Cup olive oil
1 Cup shallot(s) minced
Cup mint leaves, chopped
4 bone-in chicken breast(s) split, bone-in
Whisk together orange juice, grapefruit juice, grapefruit zest, vodka, chopped shallot and mint.
Slowly add oil in a steady stream while continuing to whisk.
Place chicken breasts in a shallow dish. Pour marinade over the chicken. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 4 hours up to overnight. Turn breasts several times if possible.
To cook chicken, remove from marinade.
Preheat oven to 375. Roast chicken on a baking sheet or in a shallow pan until cooked through, about 45 minutes.
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