Roast Chicken w/ Chili Powder, Paprika & Allspice

Melanie Campbell


This recipe comes from the Middle East. The spices used infuse a wonderful, exotic flavor to the chicken.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 Hr 5 Min


  • 1 (6 lb.)
    roasting chicken
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 large
    lemon, halved

How to Make Roast Chicken w/ Chili Powder, Paprika & Allspice


  1. Preheat oven to 375.

    Rinse chicken; pat dry.

    Place chicken on rack in large roasting pan.

    Stir oil and next 7 ingredients in small bowl to form paste.

    Rub spice paste all over chicken.

    Roast chicken 1 hour.

    Squeeze juice from lemon halves over chicken, place lemon halves inside main cavity.

    Continue to roast until chicken is cooked through and thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 175, about 1 hour longer.

    Transfer to platter, let stand 15 minutes.

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About Roast Chicken w/ Chili Powder, Paprika & Allspice

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy

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