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Sweet Smoky Chicken Legs Recipe

Sweet Smoky Chicken Legs Recipe

When we crave the taste of barbecued chicken in the middle of winter, this oven-baked version hits the spot! You'll love the short list of ingredients.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 3 pounds chicken legs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Smoke

Directions

  • 1. Place onions in greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; arrange chicken in a single layer over onions. Combine the remaining ingredients and pour over all, completely coating chicken.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer reads 170°, basting several times. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 346 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 777 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.