Bacon Garlic Chicken Legs and Finger Potatoes

Bacon Garlic Chicken Legs and Finger Potatoes

Fingers and Legs, it’s what’s for dinner!

I’m not one to make chicken legs often, but I made a garlic chicken leg recipe for Christmas dinner and when I passed the legs at the grocery store I couldn’t pass them up (well, they were also on sale) so bazinga! :)

Bacon Garlic Chicken Legs and Finger Potatoes

Yield: 3-4 Servings


  • 1.5 pounds organic fingerling potatoes
  • 3 pounds chicken legs
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 6 ounces bacon
  • your choice of fat (coconut oil, tallow, lard, etc.)
  • coarse ground sea salt, to taste
  • coarse ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Wash and chop the potatoes into semi large pieces.
  3. Slice cloves of garlic.
  4. Peel the skin back on the chicken legs and stuff the slices of garlic under the skin.
  5. Add the chicken legs to an 11x7-inch Pyrex dish.
  6. Lay bacon over the legs.
  7. Layer the potatoes around the legs.
  8. Sprinkle potatoes with salt and pepper.
  9. Drizzle fat over potatoes.
  10. Add dish to preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  11. After 20 minutes spin dish around and cook for another 20 minutes.
  12. Take out of oven and let cool.
  13. Enjoy! :)