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Crusted Chicken Legs with Creamy Salsa

Crusted Chicken Legs with Creamy Salsa
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 55 min
  • Servings: 4

Cajon crusted chicken legs, doused in hot sauce and served with creamy tomato salsa for dipping.

Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) Flour
Salt and pepper
3 Eggs
Dash hot sauce
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Cornmeal
2 tbsp (30 mL) Cajun spice
1 Package (4 pieces) Mina™ Chicken Leg Quarters
1/2 cup (125 mL) Prepared salsa
1/2 cup (125 mL) Mayonnaise
Chopped fresh cilantro, optional

DIRECTIONS

PREHEAT oven to 375°F (190°C). 

PLACE flour in a shallow bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk together eggs and hot sauce in a separate shallow bowl. Mix together cornmeal and Cajun spice in a third shallow bowl. 

DREDGE chicken legs in flour followed by egg and finally the cornmeal to fully coat. Place the chicken on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. 

ROAST cornmeal crusted chicken in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until the outside is golden and crisp and the internal temperature reaches 185°F (85°C).
MIX together salsa and mayonnaise. Drizzle over the chicken or serve on the side for dipping. Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro, if using.
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