Oven Roasted Whole Chicken in Smoked Paprika Gravy

how to roast whole chicken recipe


  • 1 whole small chicken

for the stuffing

for the gravy

  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 tsp Vegeta
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tbs smoked paprika powder


  1. Prepare stuffing: caramelise onions on oil, add garlic and spices.
  2. Put inside chicken together with butter.
  3. Stir all ingredients for gravy.
  4. Place chicken in non stick backing dish and pour gravy over it.
  5. It should be quite a lot of liquid on the bottom of the tin.
  6. Bake for about an hour in 200°C (392°F) turning chicken from time to time to moisture it with the gravy.

Serves 4 people.

More roasting ideas:

Michelle slow-roasted shoulder of lamb for 7 hours (!)

And Jeanne made spicy slow-roast lamb.

Your thoughts…

  1. Mmm, really interesting, smoke paprika gravy? I will try this over the summer, should be delicious with some wilted spinach and some garlic potatoes. By the way, you have been tagged by me, check my Blog!


  2. A delicious and different way to serve chicken!

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