Ingredients

  • 1kg chicken drumsticks or small thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp sweet unsmoked paprika
  • 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano (or use 1 tbsp fresh leaves)
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Juice and zest from 1 small orange

Method

  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. 

  2. 2

    Pat the chicken dry with kitchen roll or a clean tea towel. Sprinkle with 1 tsp salt and plenty of coarsely ground pepper. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. 

  3. 3

    Blend the oregano, paprikas, garlic, honey, oil, vinegar and orange, and brush ¾ of it over the chicken

  4. 4

    Bake for about 45 minutes or until chicken is well cooked through, basting with the remaining paprika dressing every 10 minutes and stirring back into the juices a few times to glaze all over

  5. 5

    Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 7813kj 1866kcal 93%
  • Fat 24.0g 34%
  • Saturates 5.7g 29%
  • Sugars 6.6g 7%
  • Salt 0.76g 13%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 2675kj/639kcal

Each serving provides

7.6g carbohydrate 2.8g fibre 49.0g protein

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