You can have a great chicken dinner without all the fussing around with all dipping and rolling into anything. This is a simple Italian baked chicken recipe we made for years and still love.
Baked Italian Herb Crusted Chicken Recipe
3 pounds chicken parts or bone-in breast halves
2 teaspoons parsley flakes
1 tablespoon paprika
a few sprigs of fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon salt
granulated garlic powder
dried leaf oregano, crumbled
dried leaf thyme, crumbled
olive oil or canola
Place chicken in a deep baking dish or parchment lined cookie sheet. Add around 1/4 cup oil to the bottom of the baking pan. Sprinkle chicken evenly with olive oil then sprinkle with parsley flakes, garlic, paprika, rosemary, salt, oregano, rosemary, thyme, basil, and pepper Arrange chicken in a single layer, not touching, in a greased deep baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees covered for 30 minutes with foil then for about 1 hour or until chicken is tender and nicely browned. For crispier chicken broil when cooked until the skin is crispy looking.