Chicken legs in the oven with lemon and honey

2016-08-16
  • 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.


Chicken legs in the oven with lemon and honey | Food From Portugal

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Ingredients

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

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Place the chicken legs on a baking dish and season with salt, olive oil, lemon juice, pepper, nutmeg, chopped rosemary and honey.
      Chicken legs in the 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 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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