Ingredients for Cooking Legs in the Oven
- Chicken legs 3-4 pieces
- Curry 1 tablespoon
- Garlic 3-4 cloves
- Salt to taste
- Ground pepper mixture to taste
- Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon
- Main ingredients: Garlic, Chicken
- Portion 3-4
- World Cuisine
Heat-resistant baking dish, deep dish, plastic wrap, kitchen knife, cutting board, kitchen oven mitts, oven, disposable paper towels.
Cooking chicken legs in the oven:
Step 1: Prepare the garlic.
Before starting the main cooking, prepare the garlic. To do this, separate the desired number of cloves from the head of garlic and peel them from the husk. To do this, it is most convenient to rub them a little between the palms. Then chop the garlic in any way convenient for you. It is best to grind it with a grater or grind it into pulp using a garlic press, but you can just use a kitchen knife and cut the ingredient into small cubes.
Step 2: Prepare the chicken legs.
Pre-defrost chicken legs, for example, leaving them for several hours at room temperature or shifting them from the freezer to the refrigerator in the evening.
Thawed chicken legs carefully inspect and burn poorly plucked feathers, as well as cut off rough or dangling skin. After such cleaning, rinse the chicken and wipe it with disposable paper towels, removing excess moisture.
Place clean chicken legs in a deep and large plate, add salt to taste to them, and also sprinkle with a mixture of ground peppers, then do not forget about seasoning curry and garlic. Hand rub the spices throughout the meat. Put the chicken legs back on a plate and cover them with cling film. Chicken should be allowed to infuse and soak in spices. It will be enough 2 hours. As soon as the indicated time comes to an end, go directly to the next and key cooking step.
Step 3: Bake chicken legs in the oven.
Pre-set the oven to heat up 200 degrees Celsius. During the time that it heats up, you will just have time to grease the baking pan or baking sheet with vegetable oil and put chicken legs in it. You need to bake chicken according to this recipe 45 minutes. But if after the necessary time has passed you still doubt its readiness, then pull the pan out and make holes in the chicken legs with a knife or fork. Pay attention to the liquid that will ooze from these punctures, if it is pinkish, then continue to bake the legs, if it is transparent or it does not exist at all, then everything is ready, and you can safely proceed to serving.
Step 4: Serve the chicken legs.
Serve the baked chicken legs hot, putting them on a serving plate with a side dish. Very well with this dish boiled rice and potatoes, as well as baked or fresh vegetables. Offer chicken, cheese or garlic sauce of your choice to the chicken, as well as a couple of fragrant homemade buns. Enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal yourself and treat others.
Enjoy your meal!
- You can also bake chicken legs with onions in the oven. To do this, simply peel the onion from the husk, cut into thick rings and lay it on the bottom of the pan, under the bottom of the chicken.
- Fans of spicy dishes can afford to add to the chicken legs a pod of red hot pepper, simply finely chopped it and mixed with other spices.
- In order to give the finished dish a light creamy taste and aroma, instead of vegetable oil, use bovine when baking.