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Clementine Glazed Chicken Thighs

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3

Ingredients

For the glaze

  • 8-10 Clementines
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom honey
  • zest of 3 Clementines
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

For the chicken!

Instructions

To make the glaze

  • Start by peeling 8-10 Clementines and place them into a blender or a container and use a stick blender.
  • Place a sieve over a sauce pan and pour the mixture through it.
  • Add remaining glaze ingredients
  • Bring to a boil. Lower the heat to medium, so you don't boil over.
  • Stir frequently.
  • Cook until the juice it has begun to thicken and is almost a syrup like consistency, but not quite.
  • Taste the glaze. Add more seasonings if necessary.

To prepare the chicken

  • Season with kosher salt. Then grab a large skillet or electric skillet, and place enough oil just to cover the bottom.
  • Heat the skillet over medium high heat.
  • When skillet is ready, place the chicken inside.
  • Cook until the chicken pieces have browned all over and there is no pink in the middle.