Chicken Leg Recipes: Chicken with Lime & Ginger


Are you looking for some chicken leg recipes for the barbecue ? These chicken legs with lime and ginger are delicious – either hot as part of a barbeque or cold to take on a picnic.

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  • 10 – 12 chicken legs
  • Juice of 5 limes
  • 1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. Put all the ingredients except the chicken into a bowl and mix well.
  2. Then put the meat and marinade in a Ziploc bag or bowl and every few hours turn it and massage the marinade into the meat.
  3. Pre-heat your oven to 180ºC.  Spread out the chicken legs and marinade on a roasting tin, cover with tinfoil and roast for 20 minutes, remove tinfoil and continue roasting for a further 20 minutes.
  4. If grilling, turn frequently and make sure that the juices run clear and there’s no pink meat before serving.

Recipe provided by Judy Kavanagh, The Cook Club

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