Chicken legs in the oven with lemon and honey

  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:25 h
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Want to prepare a simple, fast and tasty chicken recipe? We have the perfect solution for you, chicken legs in the oven seasoned with a delicious lemon and honey mixture.

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  • 2 chicken legs (about 750 grams (1 2/3 pounds))
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 paprika
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Put the chicken legs on a baking pan and season with salt, olive oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, pepper, nutmeg, paprika, thyme and honey.Chicken legs in oven with lemon and honey | Food From Portugal Let marinate about 30 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 3

    1. Bake until the chicken legs start to turn golden brown, about 50 minutes. Occasionally drizzle the chicken with the sauce.

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and serve the chicken legs with fries.

Chicken legs in the oven with lemon and honey

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings)

Calories: 1221

Total Fat: 75 g(116%)

Saturated Fat: 14.5 g(72%)

Cholesterol: 334 mg(111%)

Sodium: 402 mg(17%)

Total Carbohydrate: 27.5 g(9%)

Protein: 109 g

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