Cornmeal Crusted Chicken Legs

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

A recipe from my sister

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Combine the cornmeal, breadcrumbs (or crushed cornflakes)cayenne, salt and pepper in a shallow sided dish.
  3. Brush the chicken all over wth the mustard.
  4. Place the chicken in the crust mixture and pat the mixture onto the chicken to coat it on all sides.
  5. Set on a baking sheet skin side down and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Turn the pieces over and bake for 15 minutes more.
  7. Drizzle the top of the chicken with honey and bake for 10-15 more, or until cooked through.
  8. *For a calorie reduced version of this dish, remove the skin from the chicken before coating.
  9. ** I made this tonight using boneless, skinless chicken breasts, it was really tasty -- just decrease the cooking time.


Most Helpful

Thanks so much Evie* for sharing. My family & I enjoyed the chicken legs prepared this way, they were very easy to make with no mess. The chicken was crispy and sweet with a strong mustard flavour.

Baby Kato April 08, 2006

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