Haha. But, lightly seasoned, baked drumsticks don't require any special ingredients, and yet their flavor and texture somehow just satisfy everyone! HOW TO PREPARE SIMPLE CHICKEN LEGS IN THE OVEN: As the recipe title says it’s very simple to prepare! We’re entertaining for a football party this weekend so I’m going to make these… winning… both reasonably priced and full, of yummy flavors! To broil on HIGH, I recommend placing the oven rack in the center of the oven, so about 8" away from the flame. Thanks so much Kiki...love it when these things go on a big sale too! Thanks Lisa! I make them once a week :0, Thanks so much Edyta...they're so easy to make 1x week, aren't they , I used the original recipe and baked them as directed and I added some Kansas City style barbecue sauce while the legs were cooking. Another hands-free, easy chicken recipe! My brother and I used to fight over them. Totally delicious without all the fuss. Guess what? They were always my favorite piece of chicken. I love how simple these are! Trust me. Love pan meals too! 165 deg. Awesome Sues, baked chicken legs really are the easiest! Woohoo Lisa!! Couldn't have said it better myself...thanks Sharon! I had a bad experience back in the day when I'd *just* started my food blog as a hobby. Woohoo! The only problem was that there were only 2 pieces per chicken. Just perfect for a busy weeknight. Oh my gosh I was the same way as a kid! AbsoluteI made this recipe tonight for my husband and I. . Naked Baked Smashed Potatoes will get devoured by every family member, chicken legs or not. Enjoy! It's such an easy recipe but delicious. Thank you SO much for letting me know! Dark meat is our favorite -- you can't dry it out and the legs are so easy to pick up and nibble on. This is sure a crowd pleaser. , Traci I’m new at cooking will it make the sound of cooking like as if it is on the stove while in oven. Thanks, Melissa . I think it depends how big your legs are , mine were about 600 grams a piece. So glad to inspire! They look YUM. Visit the comments below and tell me how it went. Traci, « 20 Thanksgiving Recipes That are Elegant & Easy...Really! . Chicken legs have been a favorite of mine since I was a toddler and this preparation is perfection. Besides being a very economical recipe, it is also a meal that everyone ends up liking! that is very simple and easy to cook and I am always searching for new recipes like this. Love the suggestion of using a large plastic bag for prepping the poultry. Thank you as this has became a family fav! We do toooo . My husband puts barbecue sauce on everything. Easy recipes with simple ingredients are my jam! Love hearing everything you love about this and I couldn't agree more So glad you found it...plenty more where that came from . Thanks! You're the first person to notice that and I'm glad you brought it to my attention. Cheers! Thanks William, hope you love them like we do! I used Italian herbs instead of garlic powder and added potato wedges to the pan for a complete meal. #2 - OVEN SPACE - If you need to bake a side dish while the chicken legs are baking, this can be really handy. Love the dark meat too because it stays so moist and flavorful -- I love the simplicity of your recipe and the easy spice blend. Simple Oven Roasted Chicken Drumsticks; Extra Crunchy Baked Chicken Strips (gluten free) The Best Oven Baked Chicken Leg Quarters; Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Wings; This post was originally published in 2012 and has been updated and rephotographed in June 2019. If needed, continue baking in 5 minutes intervals to reach the minimum temperature. This recipe is definitely a keeper! Yay thanks Jaime! Commentdocument.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",function(){document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute("id","acce49b0090cef7b282143d7b60c4050");document.getElementById("ba104bfc95").setAttribute("id","comment");}); This worked to perfection! Not quite sure now how long to bake them, will have to start checking after 20 minutes. Sounds so delicious ! I recommend this addition. All chicken must reach an internal temperature of 165°F to be considered food safe. I feel the same way about baked chicken legs, but I always love hearing it from my readers . I'm so glad to hear your enthusiasm...we think alike Thanks for taking the time to comment. Baked chicken legs are one of my favs, for sure Thanks for taking the time to comment! I hope it was at least delicious! It looks and tastes like it just came off the grill. And any paprika would work for this one. Ohhh snap! No matter what, broiling is a delicate process. Get recipes to make fried chicken, Parmesan chicken, Mediterranean, or other quick and easy options. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They love it because it's so easy to make and easier to eat by everyone in the family! Home » Chicken / Poultry Recipes » Easy Baked Chicken Leg Drumsticks. How much seasoning? I definitely want to try this recipe, and I'm sure it's very tasty. You're so welcome, Supriya! That’s a 15-20 minute difference! Thanks William! Oven-roasted chicken can be such a money saver depending on what ingredients you add to it. I based my 30-40 minute cooking time on average sized chicken legs weighing 1/2 lb (226 grams).