Baked Chicken Legs recipe is the perfect way to make juicy and tender chicken that your whole family will love! These whole chicken legs are coated in a simple, and flavorful marinade, then baked to perfection.

Happiness is making a dish for your loved ones. This is the chicken I baked for my Hubby’s Birthday as it is one of his favourite.

Learn how to bake whole chicken leg by following my simple and easy recipe. It doesn’t require any fancy ingredients and can made with limited ingredients easily available in your kitchen.

The chicken is moist, juicy and succulent. It turned out very aromatic, flavorful and delicious.

Also read how to make Tandoori Chicken at home in an oven.

The whole chicken legs are marinated for couple of hours in spices and then baked in an oven to perfection. This is a perfect and must try recipe for any special occasions or to please your near and dear ones.

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Hope you like this easy simple recipe. Please do share your thoughts about the recipe here.

How to make baked whole chicken Leg:

Ingredients:
Chicken Legs Whole – 4
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Lemon Juice – 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curd/Yogurt – 2 tbsp
Kashmiri chilly powder – 2 tsp
Chilly flakes – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Mango powder – 2 tsp
Black salt – ½ tsp
Black peppercorns – 2 tsp cracked
Oil – 3-4 tsp
Onions salad and lemon for serving

Method:

Take the washed chicken leg and pat dry with kitchen towel. Make slashes on it with a knife.

Add the chicken to a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder. Lemon juice, salt and rub them nicely over the chicken. Let it stand for 10-15 min.

Next add all the remaining ingredients, mix nicely and rub the chicken well with the marinate ingredients. Let it marinate. The longer the better. I Kept for 4 hrs.

Take the marinated chicken Leg. Mix well again. In a baking try lay the chicken legs in single layer.

Preheat oven to 180° C for 10 minutes and bake for 30 mins. Turn sides every 5-10 mins.

Increase the temperature to 200° and bake for 10 mins more, 5 mins on each side.

I served with onion salad and lemon.

Baked Whole Chicken Leg

Akum Raj Jamir
Baked Chicken Legs recipe is the perfect way to make juicy and tender chicken that your whole family will love! These whole chicken legs are coated in a simple, and flavorful marinade, then baked to perfection.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • OTG
  • Mixing bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 4 whole chicken legs
  • 2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • As per taste salt
  • 2 tablespoon curd / yogurt
  • 2 teaspoon kashmiri red chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilly flakes
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon mango powder (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon black salt
  • 2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 3-4 teaspoon oil
  • few onion salad for serving
  • few lemon slices fo seeving

Instructions
 

  • Take the washed chicken leg and pat dry with kitchen towel. Make slashes on it with a knife.
  • Add the chicken to a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder. Lemon juice, salt and rub them nicely over the chicken. Let it stand for 10-15 min.
  • Next add all the remaining ingredients, mix nicely and rub the chicken well with the marinate ingredients. Let it marinate. The longer the better. I Kept for 4 hrs.
  • Take the marinated chicken Leg. Mix well again. In a baking try lay the chicken legs in single layer.
  • Preheat oven to 180° C for 10 minutes and bake for 30 mins. Turn sides every 5-10 mins.
  • Increase the temperature to 200° and bake for 10 mins more, 5 mins on each side.
  • Serve the baied chicken with dip or sauce of your choice. I served with onion salad and lemon.
Keyword baked chicken, easy chicken leg recipe, roast chicken, starter, whole chicken leg

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Happy cooking!

Love Akum

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About Akum Raj Jamir

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Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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