Easy Paprika Chicken Legs Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 -3 ½ pound chicken drumsticks
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon bouillon powder (you may replace with salt)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 4-6 garlic cloves minced
  • 2-3 Tablespoons fresh herbs (thyme, parsley, oregano)
  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons onion powder

US Customary – MetricInstructions

  1. Wash chicken legs dry, rub with salt , white pepper and bouillon powder and set aside
  2. In a small pan set over medium low heat, combine canola oil, minced garlic, fresh herbs, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper . Stir for about 30 seconds or 1 minute. Let this mixture sit for a little bit about 5 minutes.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 425°.
  4. Place the chicken in a large bowl, toss with garlic paprika spice mix, then sprinkle with the onion powder.
  5. Line a baking pan with foil;  top with a wire rack. Arrange chicken legs out in a single layer.
  6. Bake chicken legs until cooked through and skin is crispy, about 40-45 minutes
  7. If desired rotate chicken halfway through-roughly 25 minutes. And continue  cooking until chicken is fully cooked and juice from the chicken runs clear.
  8. Remove and let it cool slightly before serving .

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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