Half Chicken Recipe Ideas


Looking for a delicious and easy half chicken recipe? Look no further! This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering. With a juicy and flavorful chicken, this dish is sure to impress your family and friends. So, let's get started!

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes


  • 1 whole chicken, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, paprika, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the halved chicken on a baking sheet or in a roasting pan.
  4. Brush the chicken with the prepared olive oil mixture, making sure to coat both sides.
  5. Place the chicken in the preheated oven and roast for about 45 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden brown.
  6. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Serve the delicious half chicken with your favorite sides and enjoy!

There you have it! A simple and tasty half chicken recipe that will surely become a family favorite. Whether you're cooking for a small gathering or just want a flavorful meal, this dish is a winner. Give it a try and savor the deliciousness!