Cherry Chicken

The perfect combination between sweet and savoury!
While baking the chicken in the oven, the sweetness of the cherry marinade enhances the flavor of the chicken.
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Cooking time 15 mins
Oventime 40 mins
Total time 55 mins
course Main
cuisine Mediterranean
servings 2 persons
calories 295 kcal


  • Oven


  • 300 g cherries
  • 300 g chicken thighs
  • 4 rosemary twigs
  • ½ orange (only the juice)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 el balsamic vinegar
  • 4 el olive oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. Take a sturdy cast iron pan or pot and put the chicken pieces in it. Add the rosemary.
  • Cut the cherries in half, and take out the pit.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the cherries, garlic, orange, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour this mixture over the chicken. Place the pan in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, until the skin is golden brown and the chicken is cooked.
  • Serve with green beans and rosemary potatoes. 


Vegan: not possible.
Seasoning: no additional seasoning needed.


Sugar: 18.3gFiber: 3.6gCalories: 295kcalSaturated Fat: 3.8gFat: 15.4gProtein: 20.9gCarbohydrates: 22.6g
course Main
cuisine Mediterranean
keyword Cherry chicken, Chicken, Sweet chicken
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