Chicken legs are a favorite among many meat lovers because they are juicy and flavorful. They are also an affordable and versatile cut of meat that can be cooked in various ways. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal or a special dish for a dinner party, these chicken leg recipes are guaranteed to impress. So, grab your apron, and let’s get cooking! Your family will love these.
Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Drumsticks
This easy five-ingredient Chicken Drumsticks recipe is tasty and simple; your entire family will love them! The crispy skin holds the moisture in, giving way to the tender meat that is juicy and flavorful thanks to a simple marinade made with tamari, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic.
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Garlic & Smoked Paprika Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks (Legs!)
These air fryer drumsticks are tossed in garlic and paired with sweet and smokey paprika. Every bite is juicy, flavorful, and cooked to perfection. These mouthwatering air fryer chicken legs are oh-so crispy on the outside while being unbelievably tender on the inside – warning you might just need a bib to eat them!
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Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks
Golden and crispy on the outside, moist and tender on the inside—these air fryer chicken drumsticks are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Serve them up with your favorite side dishes for a meal you’ll be thinking about long after it’s gone.
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The Best Fried Chicken Recipe
If you are looking for chicken that is crisp on the outside, juicy on the inside, and full of flavor, you have to try this Best Fried Chicken Recipe. It’s everything good fried chicken should be.
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Miso Chicken Recipe
This sweet and savory miso chicken recipe is simple yet outrageously delicious. Coated in a buttery glaze of miso paste, maple syrup, garlic, ginger, shallots, oil and vinegar, the chicken bakes until lusciously golden and sticky.
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Buffalo Instant Pot Chicken Leg Quarters
These buffalo sauce Instant Pot chicken leg quarters are the perfect balance between tender juicy meat and delicious flavor.
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Chicken Fricassee (or fricasseé – pronounced fri-cah-say) is a classic French comfort food dish. Silky cream sauce coats tender and delicious chicken thighs, while white wine cuts the acidity of the sauce. Perfect for when you’re looking for something cozy to eat!
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Peruvian Chicken (Pollo a la Brasa)
This roasted chicken is a total flavor Bomb! Tender, juicy, beautifully crisped up chicken loaded with awesome bold, delicious flavors. This isn’t your regular rotisserie chicken. Just imagine 10 times more flavorful.
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Sheet Pan Plum Roasted Chicken Recipe
I love sheet pan recipes. They tend to be quick and easy to put together and once out of the oven, the roasted meat and vegetables are so juicy and flavorful.
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Easy Lemon Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner
I love a good sheet pan meal because they are so easy to throw together and are ready in 30 minutes or so depending on the meat you are using. This lemon chicken sheet pan meal is super quick and is virtually mess free. You can even prep it all the night before. I actually recommend doing this so that the meat has time to marinate which will totally enhance the flavor.
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Best Grilled Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
EASY grilled chicken drumsticks recipe (aka grilled drumsticks) takes just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time! These grilled chicken legs are a favorite all grilling season as they are simple, but FULL of flavor.
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Best Greek Grilled Chicken + Marinade
This Greek grilled chicken is a delicious and easy meal that’s perfect for summer time evenings. The Greek grilled chicken marinade is made with just 6 simple ingredients, takes just a few minutes to prepare, and leaves the chicken super JUICY.
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Honey Sriracha Chicken
A super easy, 6-ingredient, sweet and spicy honey sriracha chicken recipe that’s sweetened with a sticky honey sriracha sauce! Grilling and oven-roasted instructions are included!
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Marinated Chicken Drumsticks
These marinated chicken drumsticks are baked in the oven until the skin is crispy and the meat is pull-apart tender. You will need only a few ingredients to make this rich and tangy chicken marinade for the best chicken drumsticks ever.
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Instant Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice (Quick & Easy)
This Instant Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice (Instant Pot Hainan Chicken Rice) is my take on classical Hainan Chicken Rice. With aromatic and fluffy rice, juicy chicken, and delectable sauces, this easy chicken rice will surely impress you!
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Juicy Chicken Drumsticks In The Oven
This chicken drumsticks in the oven recipe is not only easy but is full of flavor, baked in only 30 minutes, and uses simple ingredients!
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Doro Wot (Ethiopian Spicy Chicken Stew)
Doro wot or doro wat is a rich and flavorful Ethiopian spicy chicken stew. Slowly simmered in a blend of robust spices.
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Hosing Baked Chicken Quarters
When life gives you chicken coupons, make chicken! I won $500.00 worth of $5.00 chicken coupons as a runner-up prize in a contest the summer of 2016. So, I made a lot of chicken recipes, including this Hosing Baked Chicken Quarters!
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Instant Pot Orange Chicken Legs
Instant Pot Orange Chicken Legs are a very delicious way to prepare chicken drumsticks. With lots of fresh orange and Asian flavor, this pressure cooker orange chicken legs recipe is sure to be a family favorite. Cook your rice at the same time! This is an Instant Pot dump and start recipe.
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How To Boil Chicken Legs
Follow this detailed guide on how to boil chicken legs for juicy and flavorful meat with only a few ingredients and minimal effort. Enjoy them as a main dish or repurpose the meat for other recipes.
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Honey Soy Chicken Legs Recipe
Honey Soy Chicken Legs Recipe is a fast and flavorful family meal. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a late Sunday afternoon lunch, as we recently discovered on weekend at our small cottage on a small lake in the middle of Nowhere, Wisconsin.
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Juicy Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Drumsticks
I am so excited to share this Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Drumsticks recipe with you! Easy, delicious, and loaded with flavor! This grilled chicken recipe combines both a little citrus zest and a little smoky tequila which results in mouthwatering dish that is easy enough for a weeknight Summer dinner or to impress your friends.
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Chicken Normandy or chicken à la Normande is a traditional French casserole dish. Chicken is browned and slowly braised to perfection in a creamy apple cider sauce which is then finished off with caramelised apple wedges. This apple cider chicken is a classic French recipe full of delicious and comforting flavours. All in all, a hearty and warming fall or autumn meal.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.