Orange and garlic chicken recipe

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Chicken breasts marinated in olive oil and oregano, slow cooked with garlic and orange or blood orange juice. You can marinate the chicken the day before, start cooking it in the morning and have it ready at lunch time.
Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 360 minutes, Serves: 4 


4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinnless

1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground

2 Tbsp olive oil
3 Tbsp dry, white wine
1/4 cup fresh orange juice or blood orange juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped


In a mixing bowl add 1 Tbsp of olive oil, the oregano, salt and black pepper. Mix thoroughly and then rub the mixture into the chicken. Place chicken in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (you can do this the evening before).

Pour 2 Tbsp of olive oil into a crock-pot. Place the chicken in the crock pot and add remaining ingredients (white wine, orange or blood orange juice, garlic and parsley) over the chicken.

Cover and cook on low heat for 5 to 6 hours.

Notes and tips

Serve with a green salad and Italian crusty bread
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