Ever wonder how long to bake chicken leg quarters, thighs, or legs? This post will tell you just that plus the difference in various cuts, and how to best cook them.
It’s no secret that I love chicken legs, and I know you all do, too! One of the most popular recipes on my site is The Best Baked Chicken Legs. In fact, so many people loved that recipe that I created a whole other post with 8 additional chicken leg recipes. It’s safe to say that chicken legs, along with other dark meat cuts such as chicken thighs and chicken leg quarters, are a family favorite. But why? Have you ever wondered how dark meat is different from white meat? How long to bake chicken leg quarters? Wait, what the heck is a chicken leg quarter? I’m here to help! I’m here to convert you to the wonderful world of dark meat chicken!