Delicious! Delicious! Delicious! Prep ahead for weeknight dinner or perfect for Sunday fixin's!
Spicy Oven-Baked Chicken
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 3 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 4 servings
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground garam masala
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 5-ounce bone-in chicken thighs
4 4-ounce chicken drumsticks
2 teaspoons cooking oil
1. In a small bowl combine lemon juice, 1-1/2 teaspoons of the turmeric, the paprika, garlic, salt, garam masala, allspice, and cayenne.
2. Loosen chicken skin slightly and rub spice mixture under skin. Place drumsticks and thighs (skin-side up), in a shallow roasting pan. Combine remaining turmeric and oil; brush on chicken. Cover and chill for 2 to 4 hours.
3. Bake, uncovered, in a 400 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180 degree F. Makes 4 servings.