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Chicken Thighs With a Honey and Orange Sauce

Tickle your taste buds with this fantastic Chicken dish from Season 2 on Everyday Gourmet. A perfect main dish for your family.


  • 4 chicken thighs chicken, deboned but skin on

  • 2 oranges

  • 2 tbs. honey

  • 2 tbs. oil

  • 2 tbs. cognac or brandy

  • 25g cold butter, chopped

  • 1 tbs. white wine vinegar

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Peel one of the oranges and remove any excess pith. Finely julienne the orange and place in a small pot covered with water. Boil for 5 minutes, strain, cool under the tap and strain again. Juice the rest of the orange.

  • 2.

    Peel the other orange and segment. Set aside.

  • 3.

    Heat oil in a large frying pan. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper and cook skin side down for 3 minutes. Turn them over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Remove the chicken from the pan and cover with foil to keep warm.

  • 4.

    In the same frying pan add the cognac and flambé. Add the vinegar, honey and orange juice. Boil for 1 minute and whisk in the chopped butter. To finish, add the orange segments and zest and cook for one more minute.

  • 5.

    Pour the sauce over the chicken.


Serves: 4
Time: 30 mins

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