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Deviled Chicken Recipe

Deviled Chicken Recipe

My family has always loved this flavorful, golden-brown chicken. I watch for the frequent sales on leg quarters to keep the cost per serving low. —Linda Trammell, Kingston, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 chicken leg quarters
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place chicken in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Pour over chicken.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, 50-60 minutes or until a thermometer reads 180°, basting occasionally with pan juices.
  • 3. Serve immediately; or before baking, cover tightly and freeze up to 3 months.
  • 4. To use frozen chicken: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before reheating. Bake according to directions. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken leg quarter equals 345 calories, 24 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 567 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein.