Chicken legs with sesame and soy sauce

A tasty and very affordable recipe, inspired by Asia.

For 6 persons

Preparation: 10 min

Marinade: 4h

Cooking: 40 min


- 6 Label Rouge farm chicken thighs

- 4 tablespoons sesame oil

- 2 tablespoons of soy sauce

- 1/2 teaspoon Espelette pepper

- 2 sticks of lemongrass (or 1 organic lemon diced with its skin)

- 3 tablespoons sesame seeds

1- Mix the oil, soy sauce, chilli and chopped lemongrass. Coat the chicken thighs abundantly with this mixture and marinate in the fridge for at least 4 hours.

2- Preheat the oven to 210 ° (th. 8). Place the chicken pieces in a dish, pour the marinade over it and put in the oven. After 10 minutes, lower the oven to 180 ° (th.6). Sprinkle regularly with the cooking juices, if necessary add a little water. Meanwhile, quickly brown the sesame seeds in a dry pan.

3- When serving, deglaze the sauce with 1/2 glass of boiling water and pass it. Pour over the chicken thighs and sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds.

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