Herb and Citrus Oven Roasted Chicken


  • 1/4 cup olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons sugar 2 whole lemons, one juiced and one sliced 2 whole oranges, one juiced and one sliced 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 10-12 pieces (about 4 1/2 lbs.) bone-in chicken parts (thighs and legs are best) 1 medium onion (any kind), thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried thyme, or fresh chopped 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, or fresh chopped Chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley), for garnish, optional