1950's Paper Bag Chicken

Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

Yes, this recipe from the late 1950's uses a brown paper bag to hold the baking chicken. It was probably the for-runner of the reynolds plastic baking bag.

The paper bag gives the chicken a beautfil brown skin and makes it moist and delicious.

I think its probably better for us than plastic. A new paper bag is sterile and does not have the chemicals that plastic does.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1
whole chicken
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
garlic salt
1 tsp
pepper
2 tsp
paprika
1
brand new, large brown paper bag

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry with paper towels. Mix together spices and flavorings. Sprinkle this on chicken, both inside and out.
2
Place chicken in bag. Roll up end tightly to seal. Place bag on cookie sheet and put in oven. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before opening. Serve hot or cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy