Mexican Chicken Legs

Mexican Chicken Leg Ingredients

  1. Chicken legs 4 pieces
  2. Ground chili pepper 4 teaspoons
  3. Onion 2 pieces (large)
  4. Sweet pepper 2 pieces (multi-colored)
  5. 4 cloves of garlic
  6. Canned tomatoes (in its own juice) 425 milliliters
  7. Canned corn 425 grams
  8. Vegetable oil 3 tablespoons
  9. Rosemary to taste
  10. Salt to taste
  • Main ingredients: Onion, Pepper, Tomato, Chicken
  • Serving 4 servings


Bakeware, oven, microwave, kitchen knife, cutting board, hot pot holders, paper towels.

Cooking Mexican Chicken Legs:

Step 1: prepare the chicken legs.

Chicken legs must be thawed. You can defrost them directly in the microwave in the appropriate mode. Then rinse the chicken with running water, dry and rub on all sides with salt and 2 tablespoons ground chili.

Step 2: add the vegetables.

Grease a suitable baking dish with butter. Put prepared vegetables immediately in the form.
Peel the onions and garlic from the husks, cut the garlic into thin slices, and chop the onions as you like best.
Peel sweet peppers from seeds, cut off any whitish partitions, rinse with water, dry, cut into strips.
Canned tomatoes can be taken immediately in slices or carefully cut into cubes, then added to the form along with the juice.
Drain the excess liquid from the corn, rinse it with running water, and then add it to the other vegetables in the baking dish.
Sprinkle vegetables with a little salt and the remaining chili. Lay the chicken legs on top, slightly dipping them.

Step 3: bake Mexican chicken legs.

First, send the chicken legs on the vegetable pad to the preheated 200 degrees oven and fry them there, slightly dry the top.
After which the form must be rearranged in the microwave and cook everything for 35 minutes at medium power. During this time, the legs need to be rotated twice so that they are well prepared on all sides.

Step 4: serve Mexican chicken legs.

Serve Mexican chicken legs with the vegetables in which they were cooked. Garnish each serving with rosemary and eat until cool. Be sure to serve white bread to the dish. If you really want, then you can also supplement the chicken with a side dish, choose rice or tender mashed potatoes.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- Exactly the same recipe allows you to bake chicken thighs.

- For those who are on a diet, you need to cook chicken legs without skin. By removing the chicken skin you will immediately get rid of a large amount of fat in this dish.