Chicken Leg Recipe

by Hansel
5 chicken legs
55 min

Baked chicken leg is a classic for anyone looking for a delicious protein to add to their meal. This recipe is perfect for busy weeks when you are in a bit of a time crunch, but do not want to sacrifice a home-cooked meal and get take out. This chicken leg recipe does not require a lot of ingredients, and most of them you can find in your pantry already I am guessing! Do not worry though, the recipe still has flavour, even with its simplicity. The combination of garlic powder and paprika compliment each other and the natural flavours of the chicken so well. The recipe also does not require any extensive preparation, freeing up more time for you to spend with family, friends or unwinding.

Recipe details
  • 5  chicken legs
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 50 Minutes Total time: 55 min
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  • 6 chicken legs
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

Pre-heat the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit
Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil
Place chicken legs on sheet and drizzle olive oil on the legs
Season the chicken with your spices (paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper), making sure it is evenly coated
Bake chicken in the oven until golden and crispy (depending on the thickness of the chicken leg usually around 50+ minutes)