Baked Chicken Legs, Mexican Style Recipe

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Baked Chicken Legs, Mexican Style
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  1. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs, salsa, and salt until blended.
  2. In another shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt and oregano.
  3. Dip chicken into egg mixture and roll in crumb mixture.
  4. Repeat both steps 1 more time.
  5. In a shallow rimmed baking pan, melt butter as oven preheats to 400.
  6. Remove pan from oven.
  7. Add chicken, turn to coat with butter and arrange skin side up.
  8. Bake, uncovered, until meat near thighbone is no longer pink when slashed (40-45 minutes). Transfer chicken to a warm platter.
  9. Insulate to transport hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 358.7 Kcal (1502 kJ)
Calories from fat 158.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.63g 27%
Cholesterol 231.47mg 77%
Sodium 558.92mg 23%
Potassium 473.93mg 10%
Total Carbs 8.55g 3%
Sugars 1.44g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.62g 2%
Protein 37.42g 75%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Calcium 46.1mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 135.66 Kcal (568 kJ)
Calories from fat 60 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.67g 27%
Cholesterol 87.54mg 77%
Sodium 211.39mg 23%
Potassium 179.24mg 10%
Total Carbs 3.23g 3%
Sugars 0.55g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.23g 2%
Protein 14.15g 75%
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 16%
Calcium 17.4mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.5
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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