Garlic and Paprika Chicken – Deliciously baked crispy, juicy and tender chicken drumsticks with a garlic and smoked paprika sauce.
- 6 chicken drumsticks
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- pinch red pepper flakes
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh oregano chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425 F degrees.
Clean and dry the drumsticks and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a small skillet heat the olive oil. Add the garlic, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes and the herbs. Cook for about 1 minute over medium heat, do not burn the garlic.
Pour this olive oil mixture over the drumsticks and make sure the drumsticks are coated thoroughly with the olive oil/paprika mixture.
Place the drumsticks in a 9×13 baking dish and bake for about 45 minutes or until chicken legs are cooked through.
Serve with your favorite side dish and/or salad.
Notes:I served this with Lemon Orzo with Asparagus