* 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
* 1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
* 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
* 1 whole chicken (about 3 1/2 pounds), cut into serving pieces
* 1 sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
Preheat oven to 500Â°F with rack in upper third.
Mix oil with spices, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl, then add chicken and onion, tossing to coat. Arrange chicken, skin side up, and onion in a 3-quart shallow baking dish.
Bake until chicken is just cooked through and skin is golden, about 30 minutes. Skim any fat from pan juices in dish.