Crispy Baked Chicken Legs Recipe

Crispy Baked Chicken Legs Recipe

How To Make Crispy Baked Chicken Legs

Make your own homemade baked chicken at home with this easy recipe! It’s perfectly crispy and tastes just like it would at a restaurant.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 5chicken legsbone-in and skin-on
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2tbsprosemaryfreshly chopped
  • 2tspfresh parsley
  • ½ tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • Salt and pepperto taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Toss the chicken legs with olive oil, herbs, garlic powder and paprika.

  3. Season generously with salt and pepper.

  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until juices run clear and the chicken reaches 165 degrees F.

  5. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes


Broil for 1 minute for extra crispiness, if desired.



  • Calories: 822.10kcal
  • Fat: 63.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.18g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 28.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.76g
  • Fiber: 0.70g
  • Sugar: 0.10g
  • Protein: 56.99g
  • Cholesterol: 319.92mg
  • Sodium: 831.51mg
  • Calcium: 41.67mg
  • Potassium: 759.64mg
  • Iron: 2.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 102.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.54mg
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