Drumsticks and thighs may be the best cuts of chicken. Make chicken leg recipes for succulent braises, tender fried chicken, or juicy barbecue.

Explore Chicken Legs

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Homemade Chickarina Soup Recipe
Grilled chicken and pork paella in a paella pan
Grilled Chicken and Pork Paella Recipe
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Chicken Cacciatore With Mushrooms, Tomato, and Onion Recipe
Maqlubeh plated on a white dish with a bowl of sauce and a small salad next to it
Maqlubeh Recipe
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Lowcountry Stew Chicken
Chicken yassa on a bed of white rice.
Chicken Yassa (Senegalese Braised Chicken With Caramelized Onions)
A bowl of green pozole verde topped with avocado and radish
Pozole Verde de Pollo (Green Mexican Hominy and Chicken Soup) Recipe
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Individual Double-Crusted Chicken Pot Pies Recipe
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Einat Admony's Chicken Soup With Gondi (Iranian Chicken and Chickpea Dumplings) Recipe
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Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Stew Recipe
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Chicken and Leek Pie Recipe
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Kerala-Style Chicken (Nadan Khozi Curry) Recipe
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The Best Chicken Paprikash Recipe
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Indian Fried Chicken Marinated in Green Spices Recipe
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The Food Lab Junior: Kid-Friendly Pozole Verde Recipe
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Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde Recipe
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Easy 4-Ingredient Chicken Paprikash Recipe
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Cider-Braised Chicken with Apples, Bacon, and Sage Recipe
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Easy Skillet Braised Chicken with Peppers and Paprika Recipe
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Chicken Mole Recipe
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Easy 30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala
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Planked Chicken Quarters With Lemon and Herb Recipe
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Chiang Mai Chicken
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Chicken Ghee Roast Recipe
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One-Pot Wonders: Chicken Bouillabaisse
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Chicken Dinners: Cider-Braised Chicken with Apples, Bacon, and Sage
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Chicken with Tomatillo and Red Chile Sauce Recipe
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The Long and Short Paths to Chicken Paprikash | The Food Lab
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British Bites: Chicken and Leek Pie
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Easy Skillet Braised Chicken With Peppers and Paprika
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Chicken Dinners: Skillet Chicken Rice-A-Roni with Green Beans
Persian Gondi
Behind the Scenes: Making Persian-Style Matzo Balls at Balaboosta
French in a Flash: Grilled Coq au Vin
a bowl of Indian Village Chicken Curry
Indian Village (Gavthi) Chicken Curry Recipe
The three cup chicken in a white ceramic bowl.
Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji) Recipe
White bowl of pho ga on red placemat with chopsticks and a spoon on the bowl and garnishes on the side.
30-Minute Pressure Cooker Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) Recipe
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Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala Recipe
a plate of copycat Pollo Campero fried chicken
Homemade Pollo Campero (Central American–Style Fried Chicken) Recipe
Chicken Massaman Curry (Kaeng Matsaman Kai) Recipe
Chichi's Chinese: Steamed Chicken and Shiitake
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One-Pot Wonders: Lemon Chicken and Rice With Kale
Bowl of black bean soup with large pieces of meat, avocados, and jalapenos on top.
Black Bean Soup With Chorizo and Braised Chicken | The Food Lab
A pile of homemade chicken nuggets with a bowl of sweet 'n' sour sauce
Homemade Chicken Nuggets With Sweet 'n' Sour Sauce Recipe
A bowl of butter chicken with a small bowl of steamed white rice next to it.
Butter Chicken Recipe
Sheet Pan chicken fajitas with a stack of tortillas nearby
Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe
A kimchi-brined fried chicken sandwich with cabbage, pickles, and sauce on a dark plate.
Kimchi-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwich Recipe
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Better Pressure Cooker Butter Chicken Recipe
Bowl of Cajun gumbo with chicken, okra, and andouille sausage. Served with rice.
Cajun Gumbo With Chicken and Andouille Sausage Recipe
pancit bihon
Pancit Bihon (Filipino Rice Noodles)
grilled tamarind chicken thighs
Grilled Tamarind Chicken Thighs
Gaeng Om Gai (Isan-Style Herbal Curry with Chicken and Dill)
Gaeng Om Gai (Isan-Style Herbal Curry with Chicken and Dill)
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken) in a large serving bowl
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken)
Halal cart-style chicken and rice
Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice With White Sauce 
Oyakodon, in a white ceramic bowl alongside wooden chopsticks, a small ceramic bowl holding togarashi seasoning, and an additional bowl of oyakodon off to the left side.
Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
French cassoulet served out of a Dutch oven and onto a plate.
Traditional French Cassoulet Recipe
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Sheet-Pan Chicken Thighs With Potatoes, Fennel, and Mustard-Beer Sauce Recipe
A wooden platter topped with browned chicken thighs, lime wedges, and cilantro, with cucumber salad on the side.
Vietnamese-Style Baked Chicken Recipe
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Korean-Style Fire Chicken (Buldak) With Cheese Recipe