Maple, Orange and Basil Chicken Legs

READY IN: 6hrs 35mins
Recipe by kitina

yummy stuff, can also be done on an indoor grill or in the oven.

Top Review by Sandra S.

I loved this recipe!! I used legs and thighs and my husband said they were so tender and flavorful! I made the sauce the day before and let them sit in the refrig overnight and until I came home from work. The flavor was great! You could really taste the maple and because I didn't have fresh basil I used dried. Thank you Kitina for sharing!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk the marinade ingredients together in a bowl and pour into a resealable plastic bag.
  2. Add chicken and marinate in refridgerator for at least 5-6 hours or overnight.
  3. Reserve marinade for basting.
  4. Bring reserved marinade to a boil and boil uncovered for 5 minutes.
  5. When ready to cook, brush cold grill with oil or cooking spray and preheat to high.
  6. Grill chicken for 2 minutes per side.
  7. Place chicken to one side of grill, away from direct heat.
  8. Cook, covered for 30-35 minutes, turning and basting often.
  9. When juices run clear remove and serve.

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