Paprika Chicken Legs

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: paprika chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 724kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
With an incredibly delicious spice blend of paprika, garlic, and Italian herbs, this Paprika Chicken Legs recipe is versatile and will pair well with almost any side dish.
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Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. chicken leg quarters, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sweet paprika
  • 6 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tbsp. dried Italian herbs
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425ยบ F. Wash and pat dry the chicken legs with paper towels. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  • Mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add the chicken and cover it evenly with marinade.
  • Arrange the chicken on a baking sheet and bake for about 40 minutes, or until the chicken legs are cooked through.
  • Garnish with lemons. Serve with your favorite side.

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Nutrition

Calories: 724kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 65g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 228mg | Sodium: 1025mg | Potassium: 689mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3250IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 4.5mg