Curried Chicken Legs

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • chicken legs - 8 unit
  • curry powder - 1 1/3 tablespoon
  • fresh garlic (peeled and finely chopped) - 1 unit
  • vegetable oil - 2 tablespoon
  • yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • lemon juice - 3 tablespoon
  • brown sugar - 2 teaspoon

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400F.

Cut at joint into thighs and drumsticks. You can also but just thighs or the drumbsticks as to your prefenerence, adjusted the recipe.

Trim any hanging fat and excess skin from chicken.

Heat half of the oil in a small non-stick pan and slowly add in the curry powder, mixing well. Then immediately add the peeled and finely chopped garlic. Cook over medium heat for a few minutes until the garlic softens.

Put the contents of the pan into a large bowl, then mixing in yogurt, lemon juice and brownsugar.

Add chicken, rolling it around to thoroughly coat. Let this then sit at room temperature for at least 10 minutes.

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil (always with the shiny side up) and use the remaining half of the oil to greese the foil.

Put the chicken on the sheet skin side down and cover the chcken with the remaining sauce from the large bowl.

Bake for about 40 minutes. Check chicken for doneness before serving with either rice or pita bread.

Optional: serve with Chutney sauce, yogurt, and/or sour cream.

Pro tip: make enough for leftovers for lunch the next day!

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 8 servings):

  • garam masala : 1/2 teaspoon
  • mayonnaise : 2 tablespoon
  • fresh ginger : 2 teaspoon
  • dijon mustard : 1/2 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds : 1/2 teaspoon
  • soy sauce : 1/2 teaspoon
  • dried tarragon : 1/2 teaspoon
  • dry mustard : 1/2 teaspoon
  • brown onions : 1/4 cup
  • barbecue sauce : 2 tablespoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • niacin 61%

    chicken legs: 61%

  • iron 36%

    brown sugar: 1%
    chicken legs: 35%

  • vitamin_b6 35%

    chicken legs: 35%

  • protein 32%

    chicken legs: 32%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 24%

    vegetable oil: 9%
    chicken legs: 15%

  • phosphorus 23%

    yogurt: 2%
    chicken legs: 21%

  • cholesterol 18%

    chicken legs: 18%

  • pantothenic_acid 15%

    yogurt: 1%
    chicken legs: 13%

  • vitamin_b12 14%

    yogurt: 2%
    chicken legs: 12%

  • fat_saturated 14%

    yogurt: 1%
    vegetable oil: 1%
    chicken legs: 11%

  • choline 13%

    chicken legs: 13%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 11%

    vegetable oil: 3%
    chicken legs: 7%

  • riboflavin 8%

    yogurt: 1%
    chicken legs: 6%

  • energy_in_kcal 8%

    vegetable oil: 1%
    chicken legs: 6%

  • sugar 7%

    brown sugar: 5%
    yogurt: 1%

  • magnesium 6%

    chicken legs: 6%