Oven Roasted Chicken Legs

Oven Roasted Chicken Legs

A simple Oven Roasted Chicken Legs recipe that has been a part of my family's Sunday lunches for many many years. It's a staple dish that can be found in many Maltese homes typically on a Sunday.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 492 kcal


  • 1100 g whole chicken legs
  • 300 g green beans frozen
  • 500 g potatoes sliced
  • 180 g onions sliced
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 500 ml boiling water
  • Pepper
  • ½ tsp dried rosemary
  • Chicken seasoning
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • ½ tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 200C.
  • In an oven dish, layer first the onions & spread the curry powder over them. Layer the potatoes on the bottom & on the sides of the dish. Add the green beans.
  • Melt the chicken stock cube with the boiling water.
  • Pour the chicken stock until you have covered the potatoes. Place the chicken legs in the dish & brush them lightly with the oil. Season them with pepper, rosemary & a pinch of chicken seasoning. Cover the dish with the foil & cook in the oven for 60 minutes.
  • Uncover the dish & cook for another 30 minutes.


Calories: 492kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 30gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 146mgSodium: 391mgPotassium: 1068mgFiber: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 662IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 3mg
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