This is a recipe that has been around for a zillion years. My gram made something like it and deviling has been popular for well over 100 years. The sweet and spicy glaze with the crisp crust is addictive —[email protected]
cayenne (to taste)
salt to taste
olive oil, butter or lard
In This Recipe
If you have raw chicken legs, bake them in a 425º oven for 50 minutes then cool
Preheat your broiler.
Blend all the ingredients for the glaze
Slash the legs if you would like and then slather on the mixture. Broil on high for 5-10 minutes. All broilers are different so keep an eye on them lest they burn.
Add the salt, pepper and thyme to the crumbs. Sauté the seasoned crumbs in the fat till crisp.
Roll the chicken legs in the crumbs and serve hot or cold.