Crispy Roasted Lemon Chicken Legs Recipe

Game day snacks are a must have for any sports fan, and with these Crispy Roasted Lemon Chicken Legs, you can create snacks for your crew that are tasty and healthy! Great for everything from football to the Summer Games, this Crispy Roasted Lemon Chicken Leg recipe is one you’ll find yourself coming back to again and again.
Makes: 24
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Step 1

Place chicken legs, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt and pepper in large reseable plastic bag. Move marinade around in bag to make sure each chicken leg is coated. Place bag in refrigerator to marinate for at least one hour.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 400°F. Place chicken legs in single layer on baking pan. Discard remaining marinade. Lightly salt and pepper chicken and top with lemon slices. Bake 30 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 425°F and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes to crisp skin. Juices should run clear when done.

Step 3

Top chicken with green onions and serve immediately.

Makes 24 chicken legs.

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chicken legs

24 chicken legs (approximately 4 pounds)

olive oil

1/3 cup olive oil


3 lemons (divided, 2 zested and juiced, 1 thinly sliced)


6 cloves of garlic (minced)


1 1/2 teaspoon salt


3/4 teaspoon pepper

green onions

1/4 cup sliced green onions

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