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Barbecue Chicken Legs

 Barbecue Chicken Legs
When I was a young girl, I went with my parents to visit one of their friends. When I married, I wrote to that friend and asked her to share her recipe. Lucky for my, she said yes.
2-3 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 3 chicken leg quarters
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour and salt. Add
  • chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat. In a skillet, brown
  • chicken in 1 tablespoon butter. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking
  • dish.
  • In the same skillet, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in
  • remaining butter until crisp-tender. Add the water, ketchup, brown
  • sugar, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat; pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 350° for 35-50 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield:
  • 2-3 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 262 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 1,057 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.