Sweet & Spicy Roasted Chicken Legs

Dec 12, 2020 9:09:48 PM Carly Hanellin

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Legs first arrived on our 2020 Rosh Hashanah Menu. Traditional Jewish Cuisine was not our strength, but we wanted to provide our members with a traditional, festive meal for the holiday.

The sweet & spicy duo is created by using fresh citrus fruits, local honey and spicy red pepper flakes. We also have a vegetarian version of this dish made with tofu.

The finished product was a huge success, so we're sharing the full recipe with you below!

Eat Well.


Sweet & Spicy Roasted Chicken Legs



Chicken - Leg 4 each
Orange (Juice & Zest) - Navel or Valencia 1 each
Lemon Juice 1/4 cup
Olive Oil 1/2 cup
Whole Grain Mustard 1/4 cup
Honey 1/2 cup
Aleppo Pepper Flakes 1/2 tsp
Garlic - Minced 2 cloves
Thyme - Dried 1/2 tbsp
Salt 1/2 tbsp



1. In small mixing bowl whisk together orange juice, zest, lemon juice, olive oil, whole grain mustard, honey, red pepper flakes, garlic, thyme, and salt.

2. Evenly coat chicken legs in mixture to marinate. Marinade for at least six hours, or overnight. (You can use a ziplock bag or deep baking dish.)

3. Preheat oven to 375˚  F.

4. Place chicken thighs on sheet pan and roast in oven for 20 minutes. Turn pan and roast for another 15-20 minutes or until cooked through to 165˚  F.


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