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Easy Baked Chicken

This chicken is so easy and tasty. Always have a go-to dinner.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, chicken, healthy meal, baked
Servings: 4
Calories: 725kcal


  • Oven
  • baking dish 9x13


  • 4-6 leg quarters
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 24 oz Italian Dressing


  • Season leg quarters with salt and pepper and place in Ziploc bag.
  • Pour in the dressing and seal bag. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 2-4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place leg quarters in 9x13 baking dish or larger coat with the marinade.
  • Tent baking dish with foil and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Remove foil and brush leg quarters lightly with EVOO and turn oven up to 425 and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.


Serve with your favorite sides like Zatarains Jambalaya and steamed broccoli.


Serving: 1leg quarter | Calories: 725kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 23g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1800mg | Potassium: 439mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 174IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg
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