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Chicken with tangy orange-thyme marinade

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Try this sweet and tangy orange-thyme marinade the next time chicken is on the menu. It makes a deliciously easy dinner.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes, + 5 mins resting & 1 hour marinating
Thickly sliced chicken breast with tangy orange-thyme marinade


  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) nudie Orange Juice with Pulp
  • 1 tbs white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp chopped thyme
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 4 Coles RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds
  • Thyme sprigs, to serve
  • Green salad, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, honey, chopped thyme, cumin and paprika in a glass or ceramic dish. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 1 hour to develop the flavours.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium. Drain the chicken, reserving the marinade. Spray chicken with olive oil spray. Cook for 7 mins each side or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thickly slice. Transfer to a serving platter.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, place reserved marinade in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Cook, stirring often, for 10 mins or until the sauce thickens.
  4. Step 4

    Drizzle chicken with sauce. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and thyme sprigs. Serve with salad and lemon wedges.

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