Garlic Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 tsp Dried Leaf Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken Leg Quarters
  • 1/2 cup Chicken broth


  • Preheat the oven to 200 Degrees C.  Lightly oil a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking dish or line it with foil.
  • Combine the garlic, oregano, salt, chili powder, cumin, and black pepper in a small bowl. Add olive oil and mix well. Use a mortar and pestle to make a paste consistency, or mash it with a fork.
  • Snip off any excess skin and fat deposits. Arrange the chicken pieces in the prepared baking pan and rub the garlic mixture over each piece.
  • Pour 1/2 cup of chicken broth into the baking dish. If desired, use 1/4 cup of dry white wine with 1/4 cup of chicken broth.
  • Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until the chicken registers at least 72 Degree C on a food thermometer.*