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Baked Chicken Legs

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baked chicken legs

Baked Chicken Legs

Stephanie Gallagher

Baked Chicken Legs

Baked chicken legs used to be a standard recipe among home cooks when I was a kid. Nowadays, people have switched to chicken breasts for so many recipes. But if you want tender, fall-off-the-bone chicken, this baked chicken legs recipe is for you. Look for chicken leg quarters with the skin on for this baked chicken legs recipe.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 3-4 lbs. chicken leg quarters
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder (not garlic salt)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Season chicken leg quarters with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Brush chicken legs with olive oil.

  3. Bake chicken legs 35-45 minutes until skin is browned and juices run clear when chicken legs are pierced with a fork.
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 5 out of 5
Great, Member sharebear111

This was fast and easy I needed something quick and everything came out together... I made potatoes cut in small chunks with butter and hot red peppers. I had time to peel, cut and put in oven. While I had already started the chicked and corn on the cob.... AWESOME EASY CHICKEN DINNER

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