Easy Baked Chicken Leg Quarters And Gravy Recipe

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Easy Baked Chicken Leg Quarters And Gravy
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  • 1 (12 0z) jar of heinz home style chicken gravy
  • 1/2 jar of water
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of butter or margarine
  • 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 (4 oz) can of sliced mushrooms (optional)


  1. Wash and pat dry the leg quarters.
  2. Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning and paprika on both sides of the leg quarters.
  3. In a non stick skillet, heat the olive oil and butter on medium heat.
  4. Brown the leg quarters for 2 minutes on each side then place on paper towels to absorb the excess grease.
  5. Preheat oven to 325 deg.F
  6. Mix gravy and water in a bowl.
  7. Cover the bottom of an 8X8 Pyrex dish with some of the gravy.
  8. Place in the leg quarters skin side up.
  9. Pour the rest of the gravy over the leg quarters.
  10. Place the dish into the oven.
  11. After 45 minutes, remove and mix the gravy and baste the leg quarters with the gravy. Note; if using mushrooms, add them now and mix in the gravy.
  12. Cook for another 30 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven, cover with foil and let rest for 10 minutes.
  14. Serve over rice or mashed potatoes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 443.49 Kcal (1857 kJ)
Calories from fat 214.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.79g 37%
Cholesterol 256.42mg 85%
Sodium 258.2mg 11%
Potassium 755mg 16%
Total Carbs 2.26g 1%
Sugars 0.62g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.33g 5%
Protein 51.32g 103%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Calcium 36.4mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 149.49 Kcal (626 kJ)
Calories from fat 72.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.02g 37%
Cholesterol 86.43mg 85%
Sodium 87.03mg 11%
Potassium 254.49mg 16%
Total Carbs 0.76g 1%
Sugars 0.21g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.45g 5%
Protein 17.3g 103%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Iron 1.2mg 19%
Calcium 12.3mg 4%

* 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

  • 10.6
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

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