Smoked Paprika Chicken

Lauren Perkins-Boyd


This was my mom's idea and I must say it turned out great!

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Min
2 Hr


3-4 lb
whole chicken
5 Tbsp
butter, softened
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp
smoked paprika
2 tsp
parsley flakes
seasoning salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
chicken stock


1Preheat oven to 425.
2In a small bowl combine butter, garlic, paprika, seasoning salt and pepper. Set aside.
3Remove giblets from the inside of the chicken, pat dry with a paper towel and place in a roasting pan.
4Rub the butter mixture all over the chicken including under the skin.
5Pour chicken stock into the roasting pan, you need it to be about 1/4 inch deep. This is to prevent the butter from burning on the bottom of the pan.
6Place chicken into the oven and immediately reduce the temp. to 350.
7Roast for 1 1/2-2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted reads 170.
8Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken