roast chicken legs

Oven Roasted Chicken Legs

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roast chicken legs

Yields1 Serving

 2 bone-in skin-in chicken legs
 1 tbsp butter (room temperature)
 ½ tbsp lemon pepper seasoning

1

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Lightly coat the inside of a casserole dish with non-stick spray.

2

Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel, then smear butter over the surface of the skin. Sprinkle the lemon pepper seasoning liberally over both sides of the chicken pieces. Place the seasoned chicken in the casserole dish.

3

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for one hour at 300 degrees. Baste the chicken once half way through. After one hour, remove the foil, baste again, and turn the heat up to 425 degrees.

4

Continue to bake the chicken at the higher temperature for 20-30 minutes, or until the skin has achieved the desired level of brownness.

5

Serve with the juices spooned over top or with bread for dipping.

 

Notes: You can use your favourite seasoning blend. If your seasoning does not contain salt, be sure to add a pinch or two of salt to the chicken.

 

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Ingredients

 2 bone-in skin-in chicken legs
 1 tbsp butter (room temperature)
 ½ tbsp lemon pepper seasoning

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Lightly coat the inside of a casserole dish with non-stick spray.

2

Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel, then smear butter over the surface of the skin. Sprinkle the lemon pepper seasoning liberally over both sides of the chicken pieces. Place the seasoned chicken in the casserole dish.

3

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for one hour at 300 degrees. Baste the chicken once half way through. After one hour, remove the foil, baste again, and turn the heat up to 425 degrees.

4

Continue to bake the chicken at the higher temperature for 20-30 minutes, or until the skin has achieved the desired level of brownness.

5

Serve with the juices spooned over top or with bread for dipping.

Oven Roasted Chicken Legs