Our Smoked Sweet Paprika — or Pimenton de la Vera Dulce in Spanish — is a natural pairing for chicken. Blended with herbs, spices, onion powder and granulated garlic in a simple, fragrant rub, it also infuses the pan sauce that will later be drizzled on top of the chicken.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 100 min

Total time: 100 min

Smoked Sweet Paprika-Rubbed Chicken
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Serves 6


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Mix all herbs and spices together in small bowl.

  3. Place chicken in roasting pan, breast side up, and brush with oil. Rub generously with spice mixture.

  4. Transfer chicken to oven and roast until juices run clear, about 1-1/2 hours.

  5. Remove from oven, transfer to cutting board and let rest for 10 minutes.

  6. While chicken rests, place roasting pan on stovetop over medium heat. Add sherry and deglaze pan, using wooden spoon to scrape up browned bits from bottom of pan. Let reduce slightly.

  7. Carve chicken and serve drizzled with pan sauce.