Bavarian Roasted Chicken
Everyone loves roasted chicken, and Bavarian Roasted Chicken is no exception. All of our roasted chicken recipes use different spice and herb blends which is what makes each one special. The change in spices gives the chicken an entirely different flavor. Our Bavarian Seasoning with rosemary, mustard seed and other spices and herbs are found in many German recipes. They go so well with chicken but can be used on many more meats and vegetables besides chicken. The result of our Bavarian Seasoning in this roasted chicken dish is a savory flavor which can be used as the center of your Oktoberfest or an German-themed dinner planning.
Being a German/Bavarian dish, this chicken is just waiting to be served with Spaetzle, German Potato Salad, German Red Cabbage or just a simple seasonal green vegetable of your choice. Any way you serve it, your dinner guests are sure to declare it wunderbar.
1 Roasting Chicken, Cut in Half and Trimmed
1 Tablespoon Sheffield’s Bavarian Seasoning
2 Tablespoon Hungarian Paprika
2 Teaspoon Granulated Garlic
1 Teaspoon Granulated Onion
1 Teaspoon Kosher Flake Salt
5 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Grind all the seasonings together in a spice grinder or in a mortar & pestle until finely ground. Transfer the blend to a small mixing bowl. Add the olive oil and stir with a spoon until well combined. Place the chicken halves in a glass baking pan and brush the seasoned oil mixture on both sides. Lightly cover and let rest for 30 minutes to let the flavors to develop. Roast the chicken in a 425F pre-heated oven skin side up for 15 minutes. Baste with the oil mixture from the bottom of the pan. Lower the temperature to 375F and to roast for an additional 45 minutes. The internal temperature should be 165F in the thickest part of the thigh and breast. If not quite done, roast for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and serve with a side of Spaetzle, German Potato Salad or sides of your choice.