Chicken Legs in Lemon – Garlic – Sauce

5 from 2 votes
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 3 people


  • 6 Chicken legs
  • 4 Onions
  • 8 size Potatoes
  • 150 ml Lemon juice
  • 150 ml Olive oil
  • 5 Cloves of garlic
  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • Salt pepper
  • Fresh thyme
  • Lemon wedges


  • Peel the potatoes and cut into large pieces.
  • Peel the onions and cut into wedges.
  • Peel the garlic and chop it finely.
  • Season the chicken drumsticks with salt, pepper and thyme.
  • Mix the lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and olive oil into a marinade.
  • Place the chicken drumsticks, potatoes and onions on a dripping pan and cover with the marinade.
  • Fry in a preheated oven at 200 ° top / bottom heat for approx. 90 minutes.
  • Brush with the marinade again and again at intervals.
  • After 60 minutes of cooking, place the lemon wedges on the legs.
  • Before serving, sprinkle chopped parsley over the dish.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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