Braden Family Cookbook
chicken, pat dry, and pull off any lumps of fat.
Put legs in a rimmed 12 X 17" pan.
a bowl, mix the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, pepper, and salt. Smear this mixture over the chicken then arrange legs, cut
side down, in a single layer.
in a 375 degree oven until skin is well browned, about 1 ½ hours (1 1/4 hours
in a convection oven. After 45
minutes, baste chicken with pan juices every 10 to 15 minutes.
chicken to a warm platter. Skim and
discard fat from drippings. Add ½
cup boiling water to pan, stir to loosen browned bits, and pour sauce into a
chopped parsley over chicken; garnish with parsley sprigs.
Add sauce to taste.