How to Make It
Preheat oven to 450°F. Pat chicken quarters very dry with paper towels. Let stand at room temperature, uncovered, 15 minutes. Toss chicken with canola oil. Sprinkle evenly with salt, paprika, chili powder, granulated onion, granualted garlic, and red pepper.
Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium. Place chicken, skin side down, in a single layer in skillet; cook, undisturbed, until skin is very browned and cracking, about 17 minutes.
Turn chicken quarters, and transfer skillet to oven. Bake in preheated oven until chicken is cooked through and skin is well browned and cracking, about 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.