5-Ingredient Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe Is Seasoned to Perfection by 30Seconds Food

5-Ingredient Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe Is Seasoned to Perfection

Chicken legs are still a relatively inexpensive ingredient for dinner recipes. And who doesn't love a crispy, juicy, well-seasoned piece of chicken? We are huge fans of easy chicken dinners!

This easy baked chicken recipe is seasoned to perfection then baked to a crispy, golden brown. Serve this budget-friendly recipe with your favorite vegetable dish or a tasty side dish. This is a family-friendly meal that will leave them wanting more!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 pounds chicken legs (about 8)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

Seasoning Blend

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the seasonings in a small bowl. 
  2. Put the chicken into a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with the olive oil. Sprinkle with the seasonings and toss to coat. Put onto an oiled baking sheet. 
  3. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for about 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165 degrees F internal temperature). 

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Chicken legs are so juicy and yummy 😍
Donna John
Yum!! I love chicken legs.
I made this and it was so good. Loved the paprika.

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