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Tasty Baked Chicken Recipe

Tarragon and paprika add a nice flavor to this chicken, which bakes up golden brown in the oven. #151;Betty Reuter
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour 5 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 shallots, chopped

Directions

  • 1. Place the chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with salt, tarragon, paprika and pepper. Combine the sherry, lemon juice and soy sauce; drizzle over chicken. Top with shallots.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°. Cover and bake for 30 minutes, basting occasionally. Uncover; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 180°. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 pound) equals 259 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 572 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.