Appetizing chicken legs in yoghurt sauce

Today we are going to present to your attention the recipe for excellent chicken legs.

Because of the marinade, the meat turns out to be very soft, delicate and delicious. Moreover, be ready for one peculiar feature! — Your kitchen will be filled with delicious flavors of a mixture of spices, mint and garlic. This wonderful dish perfectly fits both for an ordinary and festive table. In order to see these delicious tastes, you must definitely prepare it. Keep the recipe carefully in order not to lose it.

List of required products

  • 6 chicken legs;
  • 200 ml of natural yogurt;
  • garlic — 3 cloves;
  • 5 tablespoons dried mint;
  • half a lemon peel;
  • salt and ground black pepper — to taste;
  • vegetable oil for frying;

Begin to cook


  1. First of all, we remove all unnecessary things from chicken legs. If you do not like the skin, you can also take it off.
  2. Combine 100 ml of natural yogurt, 2 cloves of garlic, previously crushed through the press, a pinch of black pepper and one tablespoon of dried mint.
  3. We take a bag with a special clasp and put chicken legs there. After that, fill them with yoghurt marinade and send it to the fridge for a whole night.
  4. After the required time, we take them out and dry a little. Then salt, pepper and fry in vegetable oil until golden brown condition.
  5. Now it is a high time to prepare the sauce: combine the remaining yogurt with one clove of garlic, half a teaspoon of dried mint and lemon zest. Salt, pepper and mix thoroughly. We serve it together with chicken legs.

Appetizing chicken legs in yoghurt sauce

This dish is perfect for a garnish for such as exquisite potatoes «Boulanger», the recipe of which you will find on our website.

Appetizing chicken legs in yoghurt sauce