Skillet Chicken with Turmeric and Orange

Skillet Chicken with Turmeric and Orange

From NYT Cooking, by Nargisse Benkabbou

This recipe is inspired by ingredients that are commonly used in Moroccan cuisine: orange and ground turmeric. The combination of both ingredients hits all the notes: savory, sweet, fragrant and lightly spiced. Enjoy this chicken with a green salad, over rice or as a filling in a sandwich.


Featured Spice: Ethiopian Turmeric | Ird


Yield: 4 servings
  • ½medium onion, diced into ¼-inch pieces
  • 5tablespoons olive oil
  • 1tablespoon honey
  • 2teaspoons dried mint
  • 3garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped
  • 1tablespoon grated orange zest (from about 2 large oranges), plus ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¾teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼teaspoon black pepper
  • 1pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts


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