Green Goddess Chicken Legs

Green Goddess Chicken Legs

Although it seems a bit retro, Green Goddess dressing is experiencing a well-deserved revival as chefs and home cooks discover its charms. It makes a wonderful marinade for chicken legs. Who doesn't love a recipe with four ingredients?

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  • 2 pounds skin-on chicken legs
  • 2 cups prepared “Green Goddess” dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon paprika


Place the chicken legs in a large resealable plastic bag. Combine the Green Goddess dressing as well as the parsley and paprika. Pour over the chicken legs. Refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours.

When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Drain the chicken legs. Arrange the legs directly on the grill grate and grill, turning once, for 40 to 50 minutes, or until the legs are golden brown and cooked through.Serve at once. (Can also be served cold, but the skin will lose its crispiness.)