Roasted Chicken Legs & Stuffing

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Delicious comfort food
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Ingredients

For chicken:
2-4 pieces Chicken legs whole
¼ tsp Salt
1-2 dashes Black pepper
1-2 tbsp Olive oil
For stuffing:
⅓ cup Butter softened
1 stalk Celery chopped
½ Onion large chopped
5 ½ cups Bread chopped day old
1 tsp Seasoning poultry
¼-½ tsp Salt
1-2 dash Black pepper
1 ½-2 cups Vegetable broth or chicken broth

Nutritional information

1140
Calories
29.5g
Fat
43.6g
Carbohydrate
70.1g
Protein
292mg
Cholesterol
1672mg
Sodium
Ingredients
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Roasted Chicken Legs & Stuffing

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This Roasted Chicken Legs & Stuffing recipe is the ultimate comfort food. It is really tasty, thanks to the delicious buttery stuffing. Serve this meal with mashed potato or a fresh green salad if you are feeling healthy!

Start by making stuffing. To stuff the chicken legs, either slice a piece including the meat or gently lift the skin or place a couple of heaping spoonfuls of stuffing in the middle of the sliced meat or under the skin. Use a toothpick or two to secure the meat. Place the remaining stuffing in the bottom of the baking dish, and place the stuffed chicken pieces on top. Season with salt and pepper and brush with olive oil. Cover with foil and bake until cooked through.

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Steps to make Roasted Chicken Legs & Stuffing

1

Heat oven and prepare baking dish

1

Preheat the oven to 375 - 400 °F. Lightly oil an 11 x 7 ½-inch baking dish.

2

Cook celery and onion

5

Melt ⅓ cup of butter in a medium pan and add 1 stalk of chopped celery and ½ a large onion. Cook the veggies in the butter for about 3-5 minutes or until translucent.

3

Prepare stuffing

2

Add 5 ½ cups of sliced cubed bread to a large bowl with 1 teaspoon of poultry seasoning, salt, pepper, and the cooked onion and celery mixture. Stir to combine. Add 1 ½ cups of broth and combine. The mixture should be damp but not wet, if it is too dry add a little more broth.

4

Stuff chicken

3

Slice into each chicken leg including the meat or gently lift the skin and place a couple of heaping spoonfuls of stuffing into the middle of the sliced meat or under the skin. Use a toothpick or two to secure the stuffing.

5

Add remaining stuffing to baking dish

2

Place the remaining stuffing in the bottom of the baking dish. Lay the chicken legs on top. Season generously with salt and pepper and brush the meat with olive oil.

6

Cook

45

Cover the dish with foil and bake for approximately 45-60 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165-170 °F.

7

Serve

Serve with mashed potato or green salad as a fresh light option.

This Roasted Chicken Legs & Stuffing recipe is the ultimate comfort food. Try it out soon and don’t forget to come back and leave a comment with your thoughts.

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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Athina

Great recipe for our family fall dinner. Thanks!

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