Barbecue Baked Chicken Legs

Barbecue Baked Chicken Legs

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Enjoy barbecue chicken legs year round like the help of your oven. No grill needed! The recipe is a Yummly indigenous native created by [Sara Mellas](https://www.yummly.com/dish/author/Sara%20Mellas).

The ingredient of Barbecue Baked Chicken Legs

  1. nonstick cooking spray
  2. 2 1/2 pounds chicken drumsticks patted dry
  3. 2 teaspoons sea salt
  4. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  5. 1/2 cup barbecue sauce for chicken legs
  6. 1/4 cup barbecue sauce for serving
  7. green onions slivered or sliced, for serving; optional

The instruction how to make Barbecue Baked Chicken Legs

  1. Preheat the oven to 375u00b0F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray liberally with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Place the chicken legs in a large mixing bowl and season with the salt and black pepper. Add the barbecue sauce and toss with a rubber spatula to thoroughly coat the chicken in the sauce.
  4. Arrange the chicken legs on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Roast the chicken legs on middle rack of oven until slightly brown, 20-30 minutes.
  6. Set the oven to broil. Broil the chicken until the skin is caramelized and the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165u00b0F, 3-5 minutes. Keep a close eye on the chicken to ensure it does not burn.
  7. Check to see that chicken is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.
  8. Transfer to a plate and serve immediately, with additional barbecue sauce and with green onions if desired.

Nutritions of Barbecue Baked Chicken Legs

calories: 440 calories
carbohydrateContent: 18 grams
cholesterolContent: 210 milligrams
fatContent: 21 grams
proteinContent: 41 grams
saturatedFatContent: 6 grams
sodiumContent: 680 milligrams
sugarContent: 14 grams

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