This recipe is stone simple – I mean simple as in “if you can make a frozen pizza, you can handle this!” There are no strange ingredients, making this dish a real crowd pleaser even in a finicky crowd. When chicken legs or “drumsticks” are on sale for 99 cents per pound, this recipe is also very economical. Add a starch like mashed potatoes or macaroni and cheese, along with the vegetable of your choice, for a complete meal. Leftovers freeze well, so go ahead and make a few extra!
Ingredients (Makes 12 chicken legs, or about 6 servings)
12 chicken legs
6 strips of bacon, cut in half
1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari)
1 tablespoon brown sugar (or use honey as a Paleo alternative)
Step 1) Grease a baking pan with the raw bacon.
Step 3) Bake in a preheated, 375 degree oven for 35 minutes.
Step 4) Mix together the soy sauce and brown sugar. After the chicken has baked for 35 minutes, remove chicken from the oven and turn your oven up to 400 degrees.