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Chicken legs are a delicious and economical way to get a filling meal on the table in no time. From super spicy recipes to sweet-glazed chicken legs and everything in between, check out some of our favorite chicken leg recipes.

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Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (8 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 190

  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 (5-ounce) bottle hot red pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups blue cheese salad dressing

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Spicy Hot Chicken Legs are the perfect cheap and easy meal to warm up your taste buds any time of the year, just be...

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The problem with grilling whole chicken legs is that by the time the thick joint cooks through, the edges are dried...

  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest plus 2 tablespoons juice
  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 (10-ounce) chicken leg quarters, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano, chopped
4.4/5 (22 Votes)

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Quick and easy to make maple Dijon chicken legs

  • 8 chicken legs (fatty parts of skin removed), or 4 to 6 thighs if preferred
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoons garlic salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons McCormicks Barbecue Seasoning
4.4/5 (17 Votes)

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Dr. Pepper Drumsticks combine the sweet flavors of everyone's favorite soda with fragrant bourbon, barbecue seasoni...

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2/3 cup Dr. Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 4 teaspoons barbecue seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt, optional
  • 12 chicken drumsticks
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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Chilaquiles is a baked Mexican dish that's often made with leftover shredded chicken, tortilla strips and cheese

  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chile powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained well
  • 1 cup canned hominy, drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced pickled jalapeños
  • 6 cups lightly crushed thick corn tortilla chips (6 ounces)
  • 4 whole chicken legs (about 12 ounces each)
  • Chopped cilantro and sour cream, for serving
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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Easy and delicious chicken legs with an Asian flair

  • 18 to 20 chicken legs
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
4.6/5 (54 Votes)

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Asian-Glazed Drumsticks are the sticky, sweet, and savory main course chicken dish your whole family is sure to lov...

  • 8 medium chicken drumsticks, skin removed
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons agave nectar or sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoon chives or scallions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
4.6/5 (40 Votes)

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Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice is filled with the zesty flavors of fresh lime zest and juice, ...

  • 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 8 chicken drumsticks, about 2 pounds, skinned
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages microwave-in-bag snow peas
  • 1 (8.5-ounce) pouch Uncle Ben's pre-cooked brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
4.9/5 (7 Votes)

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These hoisin glazed chicken drumsticks are sweet, sticky, and insanely delicious

  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced or grated on a fine microplane
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chili sauce or Sriracha
  • 1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Only in northern Alabama will you see anything like this recipe, whose defining characteristic is mayonnaise

  • 2 about 2 cups of hickory wood chips, soaked in water for at least 30 minutes
  • 4 chicken leg quarters, about 3.5-pounds total
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup apple-cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly cracked black peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
4.8/5 (8 Votes)

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Nacho Chicken Drumsticks combine the flavors of everyone's two favorite snacks, nachos and crispy, fried drumsticks

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (9-ounce) bag tortilla chips, about 7 cups, finely crushed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 12 medium chicken drumsticks, about 3 1/2 pounds
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar, pepper jack, or Muenster cheese
  • fresh salsa, guacamole, and sliced pickled jalapenos, for topping
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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The Pioneer Woman's Spicy Roasted Chicken Legs get a little tang from fresh lemon juice, a hint of zest from cayenn...

  • 2 sticks of butter
  • juice from 2 to 3 lemons
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 24 whole chicken legs
4.4/5 (27 Votes)

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Oven Fried Chicken Legs and Thighs is the lightened up recipe that you've been looking for

  • FOR COATING:
  • 8 chicken legs
  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 cups milk
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 cups instant potato flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
4.5/5 (20 Votes)

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Stuffed Chicken Legs and Zucchini is a low-carb, high flavor dish that the whole family will love

  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium-sized baby zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons basil
  • 3/4 cup prosciutto or bacon, diced
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • chicken broth to taste
  • flour to thicken sauce
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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Instant Pot Skinny Teriyaki Drumsticks are made quickly in your Instant Pot for an easy, healthy, and delicious hom...

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari for gluten-free
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, from a jar or fresh grated, see shopping tips
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed
  • scallions, chopped, for garnish, optional
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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