Chicken Legs – Two Ways

Here’s a super simple way to make chicken legs – two different flavours.

All you need are the chicken, salt and sweet chilli sauce.

Lily Daily - Chicken Thighs with sweet chili sauce

The Halal chicken legs happen to be on sale at No Frills this week for $1.69/LB, so this simple, healthy, nutritious main dish, possibly feeding a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids) costed less than $6.00!  I actually prefer to buy Halal because the meats in the packages always are ‘cleaner’ meaning they have very little blood to hardly any compared to regular meats.

Lily Daily - Chicken Thigh with Sweet Chili Sauce

Generously salt chicken legs:

Lily Daily - Chicken Thigh with Sweet Chili Sauce - marinate chicken

Heat pan with oil using medium-low heat.  Sear chicken on each side for 3 minutes – this will brown the chicken nicely and make it crispy on the outside (to save time, this step can be skipped).  Meanwhile, heat the oven at 375C.

Lily Daily - Chicken Thigh with Sweet Chili Sauce - pan fry chicken

Place this in the oven and bake for 40 minutes. Lily Daily - Chicken Thighs

At the same time, you can also bake a variety of potatoes, or make my root vegetable salad:

Lily Daily - Variety of Baked Potatos

All done!

Lily Daily - Baked Chicken Thighs

Lily Daily - Baked Sweet Potatos

First Way:  Eat as is.  You can also make and add gravy to it from the pan dripping.   Mmmmmmmmmmmmm…………

Lily Daily - Baked Chicken Thighs and Accompaniments Lily Daily - Baked Chicken Thighs and Accompaniments1

Second way:  or you can just simply add the amount of sweet chili sauce you desire directly from the bottle onto the chicken.  Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm……………

Lily Daily - Sweet Chili Chicken Thighs

Enjoy!

‘Till next time,

xox Lily.

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