How to make Crispy Chicken Legs -

Marinated chicken legs coated with flour, dipped in egg, rolled in breadcrumbs and baked till crisp.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken legs (चिकन टंगड़ी), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Chicken Legs

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crispy Chicken Legs Recipe

  • Chicken legs 4-8

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup + for dusting

  • Melted butter for greasing, brushing and basting

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried oregano 1 teaspoon

  • Egg 1

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Bread crumbs ½ cup

Method

Step 1

Pat-dry the chicken legs using an absorbent paper and prick all over using a fork.

Step 2

Take chicken in a bowl. Add salt, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala powder, paprika powder and dried oregano and mix well. Keep it in the refrigerator to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 200ºC. Line a baking tray with aluminum foil. Grease with some butter and dust some refined flour.

Step 4

Break egg in another bowl, add salt and crushed peppercorns and whisk well.

Step 5

Spread ½ cup flour on a plate. Add sugar and salt and mix well.

Step 6

Spread breadcrumbs on another plate.

Step 7

Coat each marinated chicken leg with flour mixture, dip in egg mixture and coat with breadcrumbs. Place them on the greased baking tray and brush some butter on top.

Step 8

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven, baste with some butter and bake again for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.