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Spicy Hot Chicken Legs

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars
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"This is just like spicy chicken wings, only less work. Cooks up nicely in the slow cooker! A quick meal that is super easy and oh so yummy! For crispier chicken, bake in a 400 degrees F oven for the final 30 minutes."
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Ingredients

3 h 5 m servings 685
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place the drumsticks in a slow cooker, and sprinkle evenly with pieces of butter. Pour the hot sauce over the chicken, then season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Cover, and cook on High for 3 hours, or until tender. Serve chicken legs with blue cheese dressing on the side.

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  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 685 calories; 55.6 5 41.4 159 1025 Full nutrition

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I was hesitant about making this in the crockpot since my family doesn't like meat done this way. I liked the idea of baking it the last 30 mins. so I gave it a try. We were all pleasantly surpr...

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Not very good. Not hot and/or spicy. More like boiled chicken than anything else. I am an excellent chef. When I read this recipe I didn't think it would turn out to be tasty. But the reviews co...

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I was hesitant about making this in the crockpot since my family doesn't like meat done this way. I liked the idea of baking it the last 30 mins. so I gave it a try. We were all pleasantly surpr...

These were so good! I used Texas Pete hot sauce, cooked in crock for 2 1/2 hrs., placed on a cookie sheet, splashed on more Texas Pete, and baked in the over for the last 1/2 hr. of cooking tim...

This is good recipe! I'm not a big fan of dark meat but a friend bought a huge package of chicken legs and I needed a good recipe so I made these for Christmas dinner to accompany the main dish...

I actually read through all one hundred seventeen reviews before making this one, and I was more confused than when I began. I almost was just going to cook them in the oven instead of the crock...

Not just like Buffalo Wings, but still quite tasty. My crockpot book suggests sauteeing chicken with the skin on in a few T's oil before putting into the crock-pot. Do this if you think you ma...

Good recipe! I Highly recommend putting it in the oven to make it crispier. It looks awfully pale without browning. It might also work to brown before placing in the crockpot.

This just tasted like chicken with hot sauce. I'll do it again, but not in the crockpot. The crockpot made it accumalate too much juice and I just had to reseason the chicken and put it in the ...

This is SO Yummy! This was an immediate and enthusiastic winner with my 3 teens and husband!! I followed the recipe except I used a combination of legs and thighs, added a couple of dashes of L...

I actually joined this site JUST to review this recipe. :) It's getting five stars for one reason: it is the FIRST meal I have ever cooked that got such enthusiastic thumbs up from not one (th...