Roasted Paprika Chicken

Baking a chicken takes little effort and it’s very affordable with the penny pinching we need to accomplish these day. This bird is packed with flavor and will be a win win with your family.

Roasted Paprika Chicken
Here are the Ingredients:
  • 1 whole roaster chicken (6 to 7 pounds) , rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 tablespoons softened butter
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 375
Tuck the wings under the chicken and tie legs together with a piece of kitchen twine. Rub with butter. In a small bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Sprinkle chicken with spice mixture. There is no need to rub. Place the chicken in a cast-iron skillet and bake 30 to 45 minutes until blackened. Cover with foil and continue cooking about an 1 1/2 hours. If you own an instant read thermometer insert in the thigh. It should register at at least 165 degrees and the juices should run clear. Remove chicken and let it stand 5 minutes before carving.

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