Spicy Chicken Legs

Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

For health reasons, my husband had to become a vegetarian earlier this year. However, it's hard to be an herbivore when you are most DEFINITELY a carnivore! So he is allowed to have meat no more than once per week (if his doctor gives him the green light.)This is one of his FAVORITE requests. I usually buy a package of 15-18 legs and bake them all at once. My two teenagers love to eat the leftovers (if there are any!) They taste like fried chicken with a much healthier approach!


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Serves:
15 pcs
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

15-18
chicken legs, skinned

COMBINE IN A SHALLOW DISH

1/4 c
plain low-fat yogurt
2 Tbsp
hot sauce

COMBINE IN A SEPARATE SHALLOW DISH

2 c
instant mashed potato flakes
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
dried parsley flakes
1 Tbsp
paprika
3/4 tsp
garlic salt
3/4 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 shallow cookie sheets (jelly roll pans) with aluminum foil. Coat foil with nonstick spray.

2Rinse chicken legs and pat dry with paper towels. DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

3Dip chicken leg into first the yogurt sauce (you want the leg coated but not layered in yogurt sauce) then into the potato flakes mixture. Place on prepared pans. **Do not crowd the legs or they will take FOREVER to cook and they won't be crispy!

4Bake in preheated oven for about 50-60 minutes or until golden,crispy, and the juices run clear.

5Nutritional Info===
128 calories per leg
4.2g fat (1.6g saturated)
45mg cholesterol
174mg sodium
6.3g carbs (0.7g dietary fiber 0.7g sugars)
15.5g protein

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy