Fragrant orange-marinated chicken legs recipe

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serves:

6

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Cooking:

40 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 195 kCal 10%
Fat 7g 10%
  -  Saturates 1.5g 8%

Triple tested: The longer you marinate the chicken, the better the flavour. Brought to you by Essentials magazine

Ingredients

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  • 6 free-range chicken legs
  • For the marinade
  • Zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 2tsp ras el hanout (Moroccan spice mix)

Method

  • Put the chicken legs in a shallow dish. Mix the marinade ingredients, pour over the chicken and leave to marinate for 1 hr or overnight.

  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Put the chicken pieces over a medium heat on the BBQ and cook, turning frequently, for 30 mins, or until the juices run clear and the chicken is golden.

Top tip for making Fragrant orange-marinated chicken legs

If there's any leftover chicken, strip the meat from the bones and chill - then use in salads the following day.

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