We love to swap citrus-based recipes. Here are some all-time favorites of ours, directly from our groves (and our grandmas).

Barbecued Chicken with Orange Garlic Sauce

There’s no match for chicken barbecued on a grill. Of course, the secret’s in the sauce, featuring Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice, garlic and a touch of honey.

Barbecued Chicken with Orange Garlic Sauce

Barbecued Chicken Ingredients

  • Chicken breasts, thighs and/or legs (about 2 pounds)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Paprika

Orange Garlic Sauce Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 3 tablespoons garlic paste
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)


  1. Combine all of the sauce ingredients, mix and set aside.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika, and place on the grill over medium heat.
  3. After about 5 minutes, turn the chicken and brush on sauce.
  4. Continue to turn, basting chicken with sauce as it cooks.
  5. After the chicken is done (i.e. reached 180° F internally), remove from heat and brush one more time with orange sauce before serving.