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How to Make Roasted Chicken Legs in the Oven, Marbella Style
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Roasted Chicken Legs in the Oven, Marbella Style

Chicken Marbella Roasted Chicken Legs - a California-style take on the classic Marbella recipe. It's an amazingly easy, delicious meal everyone will love!
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword black olives, capers, chicken, chicken legs, chicken marbella, dinner, prunes, roasted chicken legs in oven, White Wine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs California chicken drumsticks or thighs
  • 1 14oz. can California ripe green olives
  • 1 cup California prunes quartered
  • 2 tbsp capers with brine
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 tbsp dried rosemary or 2 Ttbsp. fresh chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup California dry white wine

Instructions

To marinade the Chicken Marbella style Roasted Chicken Legs

  • Add chicken pieces to a large plastic bag or bowl.
  • Add the olives, prunes, garlic, rosemary, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar to the container with the chicken legs.
  • Make sure that all teh chicken is coated, seal or cover well, and refrigerate overnight.

To cook the Chicken Marbella style Roasted Chicken Legs

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Place the chicken in a baking dish and pour any remaining marinade in the bag over the top.
  • Rub each chicken piece with a spoonful of brown sugar.
  • Add the white wine to the bottom of the dish.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until done.