Spice-Rubbed Chicken

By: Marge Perry & David Bonom

  • Yield:

    4 servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4-5 pound whole chicken, cut up

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine the paprika, garlic powder, oregano, basil, cumin, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Rub mixture evenly over the chicken. Place chicken on a large baking sheet with a shallow rim.
  3. Bake chicken until lightly browned and an instant read thermometer inserted into the thickest portion of the thigh registers 165°F. Remove from the oven and let rest 5 minutes before serving.