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Keyword: baked chicken, spicy baked chicken
Author: Loaves and Dishes
½stick56.7 grams of whole unsalted butter
⅓75.6 grams Cup all purpose flour
1Tbs14 grams Chili powder
1Tbs14 grams paprika
1Tbs14 grams Garlic powder
1Tbs14 grams Onion powder
¾tsp3 ml ground cayenne pepper
1tsp5 ml cumin
2tsp10 ml Kosher salt
1tsp5 ml black ground pepper
1tsp5 ml brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C ) (gas mark 4) (moderate oven). Remove chicken legs from package and pat dry with paper towel. Set aside. Place a rack inside a half sheet sized rimmed baking sheet and set aside.
In a small microwaveable bowl, melt the butter and set aside.
Mix all of the other ingredients together in a medium size bowl, mix well.
Using a brush, paint a thick coat of melted butter over each of the chicken legs. Use your hands to pat the flour mixture onto each of the chicken legs, pressing the coating into the skin slightly as you go. When the coating is applied all over, place each leg on the rack that is in the rimmed baking sheet. Make sure to allow some space between each leg so that the heat can circulate well while baking - this will help crisp the skin.
Place on middle rack in the oven and bake for 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for at least 10 minutes.