Baked chicken legs

Baked chicken legs

Chicken legs are one of the most budget-friendly and flavorful proteins out there. Cook them to perfection with only 5 minutes of prep time. Try out different seasoning combinations depending on your preferences and what you plan to serve them with.

Baked chicken legs

Chicken legs are one of the most budget-friendly and flavorful proteins out there. Cook them to perfection with only 5 minutes of prep time. Try out different seasoning combinations depending on your preferences and what you plan to serve them with.
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1¼ lbs 550 g chicken legchicken legs
  • 1½ tbsp 1½ tbsp melted butter or olive oil
  • ¾ tsp ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp Italian seasoning or jerk seasoning or tandoori seasoning or curry powder
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Mix the melted butter or oil with your seasonings of choice in a small bowl. Brush it all over the chicken legs and place them skin side up on a baking tray or baking dish.
  3. Bake the chicken thighs for 30 minutes or until the skin is crispy and the meat is no longer pink inside (internal temperature is at least 165°F (73°C)).
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