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Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs

Perfectly seasoned Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs make a simple and delicious dinner for any night of the week that everyone will love!

Parmesan Chicken Legs on white platter serving dish

We love to serve these with a Caesar salad, garlic bread and mashed potatoes.

Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs

This recipe uses simple pantry ingredients to make delicious Parmesan chicken legs that does not take hardly any prep time at all to get it in the oven.

This is a very kid-friendly recipe and it’s also a great recipe to serve to guests.

Having friends and family over does not require an elaborate meal. The best dinners are the simple ones that everyone likes.

Parmesan Chicken Legs on white platter ready for serving

Forget shake and bake and make your own seasoned chicken legs without heavy breading but with lots of flavor!

Baked Chicken Legs on sheet pan lined with foil

What To Serve With Baked Chicken Legs

We like to keep it simple and serve them with classic comfort food side dishes.

Gather your ingredients and let’s get started on making dinner!

Ingredients

Chicken drumsticks, family pack
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup grated Parmesan

How To Make Parmesan Chicken Legs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil for easier clean-up and spray it with non-stick cooking spray.

Place chicken drumsticks on baking sheet and rub each with olive oil.

Olive Oil Added To Uncooked Chicken legs on aluminum foil lined pan

Stir together seasonings and Parmesan and rub onto the chicken drumsticks.

Seasonings and Parmesan added to raw chicken legs on foil lined baking sheet

Bake for 60 minutes, turning halfway through for even browning and crisping.

Cooked Parmesan Chicken Legs on foil lined baking sheet

Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs

Perfectly seasoned Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs make a simple and delicious dinner for any night of the week that everyone will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Parmesan Chicken Legs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • Chicken drumsticks, family pack
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil for easier clean-up. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.

  3. Place chicken drumsticks on baking sheet and rub each with olive oil.

  4. Stir together seasonings and Parmesan. Rub onto chicken drumsticks.

  5. Bake for 60 minutes, turning halfway for even browning and crisping.

Parmesan Baked Chicken Legs Pinterest Pin

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