Garlic and Chicken Paprika

Garlic and Paprika Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Garlic and Paprika Chicken – Deliciously baked crispy, juicy and tender chicken drumsticks with a garlic and smoked paprika sauce.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 209 kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru
  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • 2 tbsp oregano fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper or to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F degrees.
  2. 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.
  3. Clean and dry the drumsticks and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Pour this olive oil mixture over the drumsticks and make sure the drumsticks are coated thoroughly with the olive oil/paprika mixture.
  5. Place the drumsticks in a 9×13 baking dish and bake for about 45 minutes or until chicken legs are cooked through.
  6. Serve with your favourite side dish and/or salad.
Recipe Notes

If you can’t find smoked paprika, regular paprika will work as well.

This spice blend can be used on any type of chicken. This cook time will be the same for breasts and leg quarters.

This can be served with Lemon Orzo with Asparagus or mashed potatoes.

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.