Honey and paprika glazed chicken traybake

Easy chicken leg recipes

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. Try our recipe ideas below or discover our favourite roast chicken recipes for family feasts.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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