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sweet and savory baked chicken

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Gabrielle Pritt
Powhatan, VA

Just came up with this last night actually (7-11-13). I was getting tired of the same old broiled chicken legs. Served this with some my homemade Scottish Short bread and some honey basil green beans. It was a hit!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet and savory baked chicken

  • 12
    chicken legs
  • 1 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1/3 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • cooking spray
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed

How To Make sweet and savory baked chicken

  • 1
    Lightly spray a large cake pan place the 4tbls of butter in pan place in oven preheat oven to 350
  • 2
    Place the flour and cajun seasoning into bowl with lid or ziploc bag mix well. Place 1-2 legs at a time in and shake coating well.
  • 3
    Get the pan out of oven and place floured legs in it.
  • 4
    Bake 30 mins
  • 5
    While that is baking place brown sugar, honey, juice and soy sauce into small saucepan on low stirring frequently.
  • 6
    When the 30mins is up remove legs from oven and pour honey mixture on top. Place back in oven.
  • 7
    Cook for another hour (or until chicken is done) turning the legs every 10mins.

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