Chicken Leg: 5 Appetizing Ways to Prepare This Meat

The chicken leg is more tender and delicious for a special preparation with this meat. When combined with the right ingredients, this can be a light meal and fast for a day-to-day busy or a special recipe to make when you have guests. Try the suggestions we have for you.

If you chose the thigh of the chicken to prepare a meal, you came to the right place because we have selected five ways appetizing to prepare this meat that has been greased with mayonnaise, chicken leg simple with lemon in the oven, stuffed with vegetables, fried and crispy to the day of screwed up and in the Thermomix, if you have the robot at home. Choose your favorite and be amazed.


Chicken Leg 5 Appetizing Ways to Prepare This Meat 1


In the same way that unta the ingredients with butter, you can substitute for mayonnaise, and to be surprised with the flavor and the creaminess the end.

– Ingredients –

  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 kg of potatoes
  • Garlic q. b.
  • Herbs and spice (coriander, parsley, chives, bay leaf)
  • Mayonnaise q. b.
  • Salt q. b.

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Clean the chicken thighs and season with garlic, salt and herbs for seasoning.
  2. Pre-heat the oven at medium temperature for 10 minutes.
  3. Lightly coat the chicken thighs with mayonnaise, and arrange for a tray covered by aluminium foil. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  4. While the thighs are in the oven, cut the potatoes and boil for 15 minutes, just to pre-cook. Drain in a colander.
  5. Remove the chicken thighs from the oven and add the potatoes, grease with mayonnaise.
  6. Replace the board with the thighs and potatoes in the oven, remove the aluminium foil and leave for 20 minutes.

Chicken Leg 5 Appetizing Ways to Prepare This Meat 2


For the days that you get home and feel like you make a dish that will not take much time in preparation, this is the suggestion ideal to accompany with cooked vegetables.

– Ingredients –

  • 6 chicken thighs
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 lemon, cut into slices
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 3 cloves of garlic squeezed
  • 1 dl olive oil
  • 1 chilli (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper mill

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Season the thighs with salt, pepper and the garlic squeezed out.
  2. Drizzle with the lemon juice, add the chili broken with the fingers and sprinkle the meat with the paprika.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil, arrange the lemon slices over the top of the thighs and bake in the oven pre-heated to 180 degrees for 50 minutes.

Chicken Leg 5 Appetizing Ways to Prepare This Meat 3


This tip is also handy and the result is very tasty. You can accompany with rice and salad for a complete meal.

– Ingredients –

  • 8 chicken thighs without skins
  • ½ Chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Olive oil q. b.
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 medium size onions
  • 1 or 2 packets of tomato purée (210 g)
  • White wine
  • Salt q. b.
  • 1/2 carrot
  • Frozen peas (optional)

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Chop one of the onions and cut the garlic slices.
  2. Cover the bottom of a pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Place the bay leaf, the onion, previously chopped, and the garlic in the pan to cook.
  3. When the onion starts to brown add the chicken thighs and the flesh of the tomato, so as to cover the thighs.
  4. Add half of the carrot, cut in bits, and the other sliced onion slices, or into four parts.
  5. Season with salt to taste, half of the chicken broth and white wine q. b. boil about 20-30 minutes.
  6. If you choose to place frozen peas, place the same at the end of 20 minutes, and let it still cook a few more minutes until they get cooked.


On the day of screwed up, you can relish with chicken thighs fried and crispy, very easy to prepare. To completely satisfy, accompany it with teriyaki sauce for chicken.

– Ingredients –

  • 1 kg thigh chicken
  • Garlic to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/2 cup of salsa
  • 1 sachet of seasoning for poultry
  • Wheat flour for crumbing
  • Oil for frying

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Wash the thighs, then season with the garlic, salt, cumin, parsley and seasoning ready. Let stand in seasoning for about 1 hour.
  2. After you put the flour on a plate to panar the thighs. Pass each thigh in flour, then fry in oil as well hot and serve on time.


Finally, the suggestion for those who have the Thermomix and you like to learn how to make all types of dishes for you to take advantage of the robot.

– Ingredients –

  • 1 kg of chicken thighs
  • 1 onion
  • 30 g of olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cube beef broth
  • 2 tomatoes peeled
  • 30 g pepper pasta
  • 400 ml of beer
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 30 g of chorizo

– Mode of preparation –

  1. Place the onion, the garlic, the chorizo and the oil in the cup. Place the lid and set 5 sec./reg. 7.
  2. With the help of the spatula and push to the bottom of the glass that was left on the sides. Place the lid and set 5 min./100 degrees/spd. 1.
  3. Add the broth, tomatoes, peeled and chopped pepper.
  4. Put the lid on and set to 3 min./100 degrees/spd. 1,5.
  5. Place the butterfly. Add the chicken, salt, pepper and beer, involving the well with the help of the spatula. Put the lid on and set to 15 min./Varoma/Spoon reverse.
  6. Re-engage with the help of the spatula, and grind the spices. Put the lid on and set to 15 min./Varoma/Spoon reverse.

> As receitas deste artigo foram adaptadas das páginas Tudo Gostoso, Cinco Quartos de Laranja, Sabor Intenso e Mundo de Receitas Bimby.