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Lemon-Thyme Chicken Legs

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Lemon-Thyme Chicken Legs
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Try chicken legs for a tasty change of pace. Grilled and glazed, these make a simple 30-minute main dish.
Aug 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 chicken legs (about 2 1/2 lb)
  • Lemon wedges

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix honey, lemon peel, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, the thyme and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; set aside.
  • 2
    Sprinkle chicken legs with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 16 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F). Brush chicken legs generously with lemon-honey sauce, turning to coat evenly. Cover grill; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer on each side or until glaze is hot and bubbly.
  • 3
    Place chicken on serving platter. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Information

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