Crispy, Spicy Chicken Leg with French Fries

5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people


Crispy, spicy chicken leg:

  • 660 g 2 chicken drumsticks each 330 g
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower oil
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp White pepper
  • 2 tsp Sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp Mild curry powder
  • 2 tbsp Liquid honey
  • 2 tbsp Light soy sauce

French fries:

  • 200 g French fries frozen
  • 1 hot air fryer
  • 2 big pinches Coarse sea salt from the mill


  • 2 sharpen Basil
  • 2 * ½ vine tomatoes
  • Curry ketchup
  • Mayonnaise


Crispy, spicy chicken leg:

  • Wash the chicken drumsticks thoroughly in cold water, pat dry with kitchen paper and rub / season with a mixture of salt (2 teaspoons), white pepper (2 teaspoons), sweet paprika (2 teaspoons) and mild curry powder (2 teaspoons). Preheat the oven to 175 ° C, brush a roasting dish with sunflower oil (1 tbsp), place the seasoned chicken legs in it and cook / bake on the middle rack for about 50 minutes. Remove, brush with a mixture of liquid honey (2 tbsp) and light soy sauce (2 tbsp), bake at 200 ° C for about 5 minutes and remove.

French fries:

  • Cook the French fries (200 g) in the hot air fryer and season with coarse sea salt from the mill (2 big pinches).


  • Serve crispy chicken leg with french fries, garnished with a basil tip and half a vine tomato. Serve with curry ketchup and mayonnaise.
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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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