An easy spice rub takes roasted chicken legs to the next level. Cinnamon is the star ingredient while ground cumin and fresh ginger play supporting roles. 

Martha Stewart Living, January/February 2021

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Credit: Chris Simpson

Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the chicken and stir to make a paste.

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  • Rub spice paste onto chicken legs and let stand on a parchment-lined baking sheet 15 minutes. Roast until skin crisps, 40 to 45 minutes; serve.

Cook's Notes

The chicken legs can be rubbed with the spice paste up to one day ahead and refrigerated in an airtight container. Bring to room temperature before roasting.

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