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Enjoy these amazing Portuguese chicken legs with butter and garlic (pernas de frango com manteiga e alho) with some rice.
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Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
2

Portuguese Chicken with Butter & Garlic Recipe

Portuguese Chicken with Butter & Garlic Recipe

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Posted in: Poultry
Fri, May 4, 2018, 02:16
5 out of 5 with 9 ratings
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Ingredients

6 chicken legsOlive oil (to taste)1 large garlic clove or 2 small1 tablespoon of butterSalt (to taste)Lemon juice (to taste)Fresh parsley (to taste)
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  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven at 180ºC or 350ºF.
    2. In a mortar place the garlic and crush it well, add the butter and mix well.
    3. Brush a baking tray with olive oil and cover with parchment paper.
    4. Saute the chicken legs thoroughly with the butter and garlic mixture and arrange them in the pan.
    5. Season with salt and drizzle with olive oil and a little lemon juice.
    6. Bake the chicken legs for about 30 minutes or until the meat is browned.
    7. After 15 minutes,  turn the chicken legs to brown on both sides.
    8. When you remove the chicken from the oven, drizzle with a little more lemon juice and serve with finely chopped parsley.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: cincosentidosnacozinha.blogspot.pt


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