Ready In:

About an hour

Good For:


Baked Chicken with Orange & Cucumber Greens

  • 4 chicken bone in skin on thighs with leg attached (or eight chicken thighs)
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Salt, Pepper, and Garlic granules
  • Sprinkle of 5 spice powder (optional)
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 2 oranges, peeled and cut into wheels
  • ½ English cucumber, cut into rounds
  • Drizzle of olive oil and apple cider or fruit vinegar to dress salads

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat oven to 350°.

Place chicken in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil and use a spatula to toss the chicken until it is nicely coated.

Step 2

Place chicken on a parchment lined baking sheet and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic granules (and 5 spice if you choose to use any). Place in the oven for 45 – 55 minutes, until chicken is cooked through and is golden brown (time will vary depending on the size of the thighs).

Step 3

Share salad greens over 4 plates. Distribute orange wheels and cucumber rounds over the salads. When chicken is ready plate beside the salads. Drizzle each salad with a bit of olive oil and apple cider or fruit vinegar. Serve and enjoy this super quick and simple dinner!

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