Braised Chicken Legs in Sauerkraut Recipe.

The braised chicken is a very real robust flavors and is a a hearty winter meal. If you prefer you can also make this dish into in an Italian braised chicken. If you have wine available you could have wine braised chicken with shallots and pancetta. Or if you prefer you could just have a wine braised chicken shallots without the pancetta.

Another way to go when the brace chicken. It is if if you like vinegar you can have a vinegar brace chicken. Which is also very good to have during the winter. If you prefer hot and spicy you could have a Thai braised chicken. Anyway you go you can’t go wrong with having you have these braised chicken recipes.

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3 1/2 pounds chicken legs

Course salt

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 large onion, have and cut into 1/4 – inch slices (about 3 1/2 cups)

3 large carrots, peeled and grated

4 cups sauerkraut, either store-bought or home canned (if home canned rinse with water before using)


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Seasoned chicken on all sides with salt. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; swirl in all. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 4 minutes aside. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add onion to skillet. Cook, scraping up browned bits, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in carrots and sauerkraut until well combined.

3. Transfer sauerkraut mixture to a 9 x 13″ baking dish. Nestled chicken legs in mixture, cover with parchment – lined foil, and bake 30 minutes. Uncover, increase heat to 425°F, and bake until top is lightly caramelized and a thermostat inserted into thickest part of chicken legs (without touching bone) registers 165°F, about 10 minutes more. Serve immediately.

Servings: 4

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes, Includes cooking time

Baking Time: 1 Hour

Total Time: 1 Hour and 20 minutes

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