What Are Some Good Recipe Ideas for Cooking Chicken Legs?


Roasted orange rosemary honey glazed chicken is a simple recipe for cooking chicken legs. If you are looking for something more unusual, try Crock-Pot root beer barbecue drumsticks.

To make the roasted orange rosemary honey glazed chicken, season 8 chicken legs with salt. Mix together 1 cup of honey, 1 cup of fresh orange juice and 1 stick of soft unsalted butter, then add 7 sprigs of chopped rosemary, the zest of 2 oranges, 2 cloves of minced garlic and some ground black pepper. Coat the chicken with the mixture, and put it in the fridge for one to eight hours. Cook the chicken in a roasting pan at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes, reduce the heat to 325 degrees, and cook for 90 more minutes until the chicken is no longer pink. Baste the chicken frequently with its own juices.

To make Crock-Pot root beer barbecue drumsticks, put 10 to 12 large chicken legs into a slow cooker and cook them on high for three hours. Take out the chicken, and discard the liquid left in the slow cooker. Put the chicken back in. Whisk together 18 ounces of Sweet Baby Ray's Honey Barbecue Sauce and 6 ounces of root beer. Pour this sauce over the chicken, and cook it for 30 minutes.