Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

 Garlic Roasted Chicken Legs with Honey Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

15 ml

45 ml

15 ml

8 cloves

15 ml

30 ml


Mushroom soy sauce



Garlic, crushed

Black peppercorns, crushed

Sesame oil

Chicken legs

Nuoc cham, to serve

Method :
  • In a bowl, beat the mushroom soy sauce with the honey and sugar until the sugar has dissolved.

  • Stir in the garlic, crushed peppercorns and sesame oil.

  • Put the chicken legs into a dish and rub the marinade over them with your fingers.

  • Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.

  • Preheat the oven to 230oC/450oF/Gas 8. Place the quails breast side down in a roasting pan or on a wire rack set over a baking tray, then put them in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • take them out and turn them over so they are breast side up, baste well with the juices and return them to the oven of a further 15-20 minutes.

  • Serve immediately with nuoc cham for dipping or drizzling over the meat.

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