Baked Garlic Paprika Chicken

By Faeza
11 May 2016


  • 3 -3 ½ pound chicken drumsticks
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1-teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-teaspoon bouillon powder (you may replace with salt)
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 4-6 garlic minced
  • 2-tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 3-4 tablespoon fresh herbs(thyme, parsley, oregano)
  • 1 pound or more green beans and carrots or any vegetables


  1. Wash chicken legs dry, rub with salt , white pepper and bouillon powder and set aside
  2. In a small pan set over medium low heat, combine canola oil, minced garlic, fresh herbs, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper . Stir for about 30 seconds or 1 minute. Let this mixture sit for a little bit about 5 minutes.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 425°.
  4. Place the chicken in a large bowl, toss with garlic paprika spice mix, then sprinkle with the onion powder.
  5. Line a baking pan with foil; Add vegetables at the bottom, top with a wire rack. Arrange chicken legs out in a single layer.
  6. Bake chicken legs until cooked through and skin is crispy, about 45-50 minutes
  7. If desired rotate chicken halfway through-roughly 25 minutes.
  8. Remove chicken and vegetables. For a carb option serve with rice