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Pepper Chicken

Demetra Overton sweetsavant.com
Use a roasting pan or a sheet pan with a rim to cook this recipe. Pop a few potatoes in the oven while you're cooking this for a complete meal
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 4 - 6 servings


  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 2 pounds chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons Southern Spain Pinchito Spice
  • 1 tablespoon crushed Aleppo chiles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 red or yellow or both bell peppers
  • 4 scallions
  • 2 cloves of garlic


  • Rub the chicken drumsticks in olive oil, crushed Aleppo chiles and Southern Spain Pinchito Spice
  • Let this marinate in the refrigerator for 4-6 hours or overnight if possible
  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Put the potatoes on a foil lined pan and bake for 1 hour
  • While the potatoes are baking,
  • Line a rimmed sheet or roasting pan with foil, place the chicken on the pan in one layer
  • Chop the yellow and red peppers into 1/2 inch dice, chop the scallions and mince the garlic.
  • Scatter these over the chicken and roast for 35-45 minutes
  • Serve over slices of roasted potatoes