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Baked Chicken Leg, a perfect recepie for weekdays dinner. Healthy eating is enjoyable when the food served looks bright and colourful.

Serve this along with some salad of your choice and it will make a complete balanced meal for the day. You can also fry the chicken in cast iron with little oil or cook them on a barbecue grill.

Sharing the recepie for Baked Chicken Leg below 👇

Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 40 mins

Serves: 2

INGREDIENTS:

  • Whole Chicken legs: 2
  • Paprika powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Brown sugar: 1 tsp
  • Dry mustard powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Dried oregano: 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Five spice powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Olive oil: 2 tbsp
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup: 1/3 cup
  • Dijon mustard: 1 tsp
  • Honey: 1 tsp
  • Apple cider vinegar: 1 tbsp

PREPARATION:

  • Prepare a spice mix by mixing together Paprika , chilli powder, garlic powder, brown sugar, dry mustard powder, dried oregano, pepper powder, five spice powder ,olive oil and salt.
  • Rub this spice mix over the cleaned chicken leg pieces. Keep it aside for 30 mins.
  • Prepare a sauce mix by mixing together tomato ketchup, dijon mustard, honey, apple cider vinegar, a tbsp of the spice mix prepared.
  • Preheat the oven at 200°C for 10 mins.
  • Bake the chicken for 20 mins. Remove from oven , apply the prepared sauce on both sides and bake for another 20 mins.
  • Remove from oven and keep it for 5 mins before serving.

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