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Honey Roasted Chicken Leg


This sumptuous chicken dish is very easy to prepare.  All you need to do is to marinate the chicken leg, preferably overnight, then dump them in the oven the next day and in a jiffy, dinner is ready!




Marinate the chicken legs with the seasoning, preferably overnight.   Place marinated chicken legs onto an alluminium lined baking tray before putting them into the oven.



These chicken legs are yummy and I simply love the slightly singed parts ............... mmmmmm!

Ingredients
  • 2 chicken legs with skin intact
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp light soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 3 tsps honey
  • 4 pips garlic - crushed
  • Freshly ground black pepper, amount as desired
  • 1 capsicum - cut into rings
  • 1 Japanese cucumber - sliced
  • Some fresh greens
Preparation
  1. Wash clean the chicken legs, make 2 slits on them and rub in some salt.
  2. Add in honey, black pepper, light and dark soya sauce, crushed garlic.  Turn and mix them once in a while, then keep refrigerated overnight.
  3. Take them out an hour or so before roasting.
  4. Arrange them, devoid of marinade, skin up, on a baking tray lined with alluminium foil.
  5. Bake in preheated oven @ 220 deg C for about 10 mins, then turn them over to the other side and continue baking for another 10 mins.  Turn again to brown the skin for another 15 mins. or till meat is cooked thoroughly.  Insert a fork into the thickest part of the chicken leg and if no blood comes out, then the it is cooked.
  6. Meanwhile thicken the remaining marinade with 1/2  tsp cornflour.
  7. Remove chicken legs onto serving plate, garnish with the vegetables.  Spoon over the gravy onto the chicken legs.
  8. Serve hot.

Comments

  1. The chicken legs are perfectly roasted! Love that shiny golden colour. Very tempting!

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  2. Mmmm...simple and nice! Lovely!

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  3. simple and yummy, you have a nice weekend ahead, Cheah!

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  4. Cheah..I bet yours taste better than MP's sizzling chicken. I too love the burnt part :)

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  5. I love the charred part, drooling now, yum yum

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  6. Love the marinade and it looks very delicious!

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  7. Mmm, yummy. I love these sorts of simple dishes. And I too like the look of that singed part!

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  8. That sounds very easy. Good for weekend meal :D

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  9. Dear Friends
    Thanks so much for kind compliments!

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  10. What a delicious looking roasted chicken! Can share? hehe... Enjoy your weekend.
    Cheers, kristy

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  11. This is a truly lip smacking roast chicken! Btw, I've left an answer to your Q on my bundt pan.I'm thinking of ordering other types of pans fr Amazon too but need to know how much the freight charges will be first.

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  12. petite nyonya
    Thanks. I've a problem going to your blog, as in if I click on your pic or name here, I can't gain access. I have to google to get to your blog. I'll hop over to see your reply. Thanks once again!

    Thanks Kristy! Don't work so hard, relax and enjoy your weekend!

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  13. Simple and yummy. Can't miss with that combo

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  14. SweetSuccessBaking
    So sweet of you to drop by! Thanks!

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  15. I've been roasting a lot of chicken lately, so simple and yummy!

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  16. pigpigscorner
    Yes, totally agree with you and less washing up, kitchen is less greasy!

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