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Honey and Paprika Glazed Chicken Traybake with Salad

Easy chicken leg recipes

Published: October 23, 2020 at 11:22 am
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Tuck into a simple chicken supper with our best ever chicken leg recipes. Try a family-friendly traybake, a brilliant barbecue dish or a vibrant salad

Make the most of the humble chicken leg with our flavour-packed salads, roasts and mains. Check out our best ever healthy chicken recipes for even more nutritious meals, or make the most of the whole bird with our chicken thigh recipes and chicken breast recipes.

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Easy chicken leg recipes

Chicken and vegetable couscous

Packed with plenty of nutritious veg and aromatic spices, this hearty French chicken dish will warm you up on a chilly day.

Couscous Recipe with Chicken and Vegetables

Chicken yassa

Yassa is one of Senegal’s favourite dishes, and one of the crowdpleasers at Little Baobab, a pop-up London restaurant that celebrates Senegalese food and music. This warming dish is delicious served with rice, couscous or vermicelli.

Chicken yassa

Spanish chicken traybake

Flavour chicken thighs with sweet smoked paprika and honey, then roast until sweet and sticky alongside new potatoes, red peppers and green olives.

Honey-and-paprika-glazed chicken traybake

Easy tandoori chicken

Tender whole chicken thighs flavoured with turmeric, curry paste, lemon and mild chilli powder, served alongside a simple minty yogurt dip and zingy side salad.

Cheat's tandoori chicken

Chicken normandy

Make a batch of this comforting, freezer-friendly chicken dish. If you're feeling fruity, fry cored apple wedges in a knob of butter until golden, then stir through before reheating.

Chicken Normandy Recipe

Left-over roast chicken pie

Use the remains of a roast chicken to create this creamy pie, perfect on a chilly day. Don't let anything go to waste and create a filling family dish, all in one go.

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Leftover Roast Chicken Pie Recipe

Chicken and chorizo traybake

Chicken and chorizo are a match made in heaven. Add chickpeas, white wine, lemon and piquillo peppers to make a real crowd-pleasing feast.

Chicken and chorizo traybake

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