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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Legs

These sweet and spicy chicken legs will for sure be a crowd pleaser. A little sweet, a little spicy!

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Legs Recipe


4 carrots
2 medium sweet potatoes, chopped into 1” pieces
1 onion, chopped into 1” pieces
1 bell pepper, chopped into 1” pieces
4 cloves garlic, halved
8 chicken legs
4 Tbsp. honey
4 Tbsp. cane syrup
4 Tbsp. maple syrup
2 tsp. Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Seasoning
½ tsp. brown sugar
pinch of: thyme, rosemary, oregano, basil
Slap Ya Mama Low Sodium Blend Seasoning, to taste (optional)
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a 9” x 13” oven-proof dish, spread the vegetables evenly. In a large bowl, combine honey, cane syrup, maple syrup, Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Seasoning, brown sugar, thyme, rosemary, oregano and basil; mix well. Add in chicken legs to syrup mixture and toss well.

Place chicken legs on top of the vegetables in the oven-proof dish and top with remaining syrup mixture from the bowl. Sprinkle Slap Ya Mama Low Sodium Blend Seasoning to taste over the whole dish and top each leg with a ½ Tbsp. of butter.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes, occasionally basting the chicken legs with the syrup mixture. Increase heat to 400 degrees F and bake for another 15 mins.
Serve and enjoy!

Recipe and photo courtesy of Jack Walker at Slap Ya Mama, used with permission.

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