When you roast garlic, it gets soft and has a mellow, buttery flavor.
12 garlic cloves
4 chicken drumsticks (about 1 pound), skinned
4 chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds), skinned
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 425°.
Sprinkle garlic into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange chicken over garlic; sprinkle onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt, oregano, thyme, and pepper over chicken. Cover and bake at 425° for 30 minutes.
Uncover chicken; bake 30 more minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from dish, and add 1/4 teaspoon salt to drippings. Drizzle drippings over chicken.