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bonnie's easy does it roasted chicken

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
BonniE !
Cottonwood, CA

No fail and easy way to roast chicken in the oven. It is tender and juicy. I used bone in, skin on thighs. You can make 2 to 12 pieces of chicken. This chicken also tastes great cold. Enjoy!

(5 ratings)
yield 2 to 12 people
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For bonnie's easy does it roasted chicken

  • 2 to 12 chicken thighs, bone in, skin on.
  • olive oil, enough to coat all the chicken.
  • kitchen spray
  • heavy duty tin foil
  • large sheet pan with a large rack
  • 1 ½ tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 ½ tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons hungarian paprika
  • 2 teaspoons italian seasoning

How To Make bonnie's easy does it roasted chicken

  • 1
    Prepare 2 to12 chicken thighs, rinse and clean chicken leaving the skin on the top side of the thigh. Pat chicken dry with paper towels.
  • 2
    Using a large mixing bowl, add ¼ cup of olive oil to the bowl. Add the chicken with your hands, moving the chicken around until it is thoroughly coated with oil.
  • 3
    Next, combine the spices to make the rub, mix well, and store in a large shaker bottle.
  • 4
    Season chicken pieces generously on both sides and rub it into the chicken.
  • Perfect roasted chicken
    Place the chicken pieces on an oil sprayed rack on a heavy duty foil lined sheet pan. Separate pieces an inch apart.
  • 6
    Preheat oven to 415 degrees. Position the rack at the top of the oven. Chicken will take approximately one hour to cook.
  • 7
    Cook the chicken (skin side up) approximately 20 minutes until golden brown. Turn the pieces and cook skin side down for another 20 minutes.
  • Oven Roasted Chicken
    Now, WE ARE RAISING THE TEMPERATURE OF THE OVEN TO 425 DEGREES. Turn the chicken back over to skin side up and roast until a nice golden brown. About 20 minutes more. It should be perfect! Enjoy!