By Dennis The Prescott
Smoked paprika chicken legs, finished with an herby, spicy chimichurri sauce is a great way to liven up your chicken routine with savory flavor.
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|6 Whole||chicken legs|
|2 Tablespoon||Olive oil|
|1 Tablespoon||crushed coriander seeds|
|1 1/2 Teaspoon||Sea salt|
|1 Teaspoon||freshly cracked black pepper|
|4||lime halves, for serving|
|1 Cup||fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves|
|1 Cup||Fresh cilantro leaves|
|1||jalapeño, halved and seeded|
|1/2 Medium||Spanish onion, finely diced|
|3 Clove||garlic, peeled|
|3 Tablespoon||fresh squeezed lime juice|
|2 Tablespoon||Red wine vinegar|
|1/3 Cup||extra-virgin olive oil|
|1/2 Teaspoon||Sea salt|
|1/2 Teaspoon||freshly cracked black pepper|
In a large bowl, massage the chicken legs with olive oil, paprika, coriander, lime zest, salt, and pepper. For maximum flavor, cover and marinate in the fridge overnight.
6 Whole chicken legs
2 Tablespoon Olive oil
1 Tablespoon paprika
1 Tablespoon crushed coriander seeds
1 lime, zested
1 1/2 Teaspoon Sea salt
1 Teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 425℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.
425 ˚F / 218 ˚C
Put the chicken directly on the grill grate, skin-side up. Cook for 40 to 45 minutes or until chicken reaches 165℉ on an instant-read thermometer.
425 ˚F / 218 ˚C
165 ˚F / 74 ˚C
*Note: This chimichurri recipe makes extra leftover goodness. It's perfect for grilled steak, fish, sandwiches, you name it. To make the Chimichurri: Combine all ingredients in the base of a food processor and pulse until smooth and creamy.
1 Cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 Cup Fresh cilantro leaves
1 jalapeño, halved and seeded
1/2 Medium Spanish onion, finely diced
3 Clove garlic, peeled
3 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
2 Tablespoon Red wine vinegar
1/3 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 Teaspoon Sea salt
1/2 Teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
Serve grilled chicken legs with the chimichurri, an extra squeeze of fresh lime juice, and your favorite side dish. Enjoy!
4 lime halves, for serving