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Spicy Chicken Legs

Spicy Chicken Legs


  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8-10 skinless chicken legs scored, rinsed and patted dry



  1. In a small bowl, mix oil and spices. Put chicken in Ziploc bag pour marinade over meat, close bag rub chicken with spice mixture, refrigerate for 30 minutes or more. Arrange on a baking sheet. Heat oven to 350F. Bake chicken 40 to 45 minutes or until cooked through. Variation- You could add some cherry tomatoes or other selected veggies before baking then garnish with fresh parsley, phase permitting.

**This updated recipe was adapted from Chef Michael’s recipe and can be found on his blog, Ideally You.