Miso-Orange Glazed Chicken With Carrots and Leeks

Recipe adapted for kosher and pastured meat, from Clean Eating Magazine

Ingredients:

  • 2lbs Grow and Behold Chicken Thighs
  • 2 tablespoons schmaltz or oil
  • 5 large carrots, cut into 1⁄2-inch half-moons
  • 2 large leeks, white and light green parts, cut into 1⁄2-inch half-moons
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger, divided in half
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, divided in half
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, divided in half
  • 3 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon white miso
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha or other hot sauce (adjust according to spice preference)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves, to serve

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F
  • Add carrots and leeks to a large bowl, with half of the oil, ginger, thyme, and pepper and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on baking sheet sheet. In that same bowl, add chicken and the remaining half of the oil, ginger, thyme, and pepper. Mix and place chicken over vegetables.
  • Roast on center oven rack for 35-40 minutes, turning and gently stirring once. Continue roasting until juices run clear and temperature reaches 165°F in thickest part of chicken, 10 to 15 minutes more.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the orange juice, miso, honey and hot sauce. Pour over cooked chicken and vegetables and gently stir. Divide among serving plates and sprinkle with tarragon.
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