Asian Baked Chicken Legs

Asian Baked Chicken Legs


A sweet soy, garlic, and sesame marinade imparts big tell in these easy-to-make chicken legs. For more flavorful wings, aspire intend for up to 12 hours of marinating time. The recipe is a Yummly original created by [Sara Mellas](

The ingredient of Asian Baked Chicken Legs

  1. 2/3 cup tamari or soy sauce
  2. 6 tablespoons roomy brown sugar packed
  3. 3 tablespoons honey
  4. 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  5. 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  6. 3 cloves garlic large, smashed
  7. 1 inch spacious ginger roughly chopped
  8. 2 1/2 pounds chicken drumsticks patted dry
  9. sesame seeds for garnish, optional
  10. nonstick cooking spray
  11. scallions chopped, for garnish, optional

The instruction how to make Asian Baked Chicken Legs

  1. Place the tamari, brown sugar, honey, rice wine vinegar, and sesame oil in a gallon-sized zip-top bag. Seal the bag and shake vigorously to combine.
  2. Add the smashed garlic, chopped ginger, and chicken legs to the bag. Seal bag and gently shake to thoroughly coat chicken in marinade.
  3. Transfer the chicken legs to refrigerator to marinate for at least 1 hour and up to 12 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375u00b0F.
  5. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray with nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
  6. Using tongs, arrange the chicken legs on the baking sheet, allowing excess marinade to drip off into the bag.
  7. Roast the chicken legs on middle rack of oven until slightly brown, 20-30 minutes.
  8. Set oven to broil. Broil the chicken until skin is caramelized and chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165u00b0F, 3-5 minutes. Keep a close eye on chicken to ensure it does not burn.
  9. Check to see that chicken is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.
  10. Transfer chicken legs to a plate and sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped scallions, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutritions of Asian Baked Chicken Legs

calories: 610 calories
carbohydrateContent: 27 grams
cholesterolContent: 260 milligrams
fatContent: 30 grams
fiberContent: 1 grams
proteinContent: 57 grams
saturatedFatContent: 8 grams
sodiumContent: 2990 milligrams
sugarContent: 23 grams

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