According to doctors and nutritionists, dishes thatprepared from poultry meat, are very useful, because they are easier to digest, thanks to the greater protein content, compared to the meat of domesticated animals. It is also called white, because it is dominated by muscle fibers, so that chicken meat is more quickly digested.

Chicken meat, like any other meat, is liablecooking, stewing, frying, steaming, and practically any part of the chicken is suitable for use. Chicken thigh, baked in the oven - this is probably one of the most inexpensive and delicious dishes, which is suitable for different occasions of life. Many cooks say that chicken meat is difficult to spoil, but still, in order to avoid annoying mistakes, before you tell how to prepare a whole leg in the oven, let's pay attention to some features of the preparation of this product.

· First of all, after buying, the meat should be washed with cold water. Then it is rubbed with salt and pepper and placed in a separate container.

· In order for the whole leg baked in the oven to have a specific flavor, you can use a variety of seasonings. In such a marinade, meat should be at least a couple of hours.

· Before you start to prepare a ham in the oven, it needs to be heated to 180 - 200 degrees.

· Another feature: chicken hams in the oven should be baked for at least 30 minutes.

Bake a bird in the oven can be based on different recipes. Bacon, baked in the oven, cooked with rice or vegetables, potatoes or cheese. Here is one recipe for chicken ham.

For this dish, you need 6 hams, 200 grams. mayonnaise, 250 gr. cheese, 4 cloves of garlic, greens, salt, pepper.

In the beginning, the ham should be washed, if you need to pluck feathers, cut off excess fat. Next, you need to salt, pepper and put on a baking sheet, peeled up.

Next is preparing the so-called "coat", thanks towhich the whole leg, baked in the oven, will become tender and juicy. The greens need to be washed, dried and finely chopped. Next you need to grate the cheese on a large grater, chop the garlic with a knife or pass through the press. Then cheese, garlic and greens are mixed with mayonnaise to a homogeneous mass.

After this, the prepared mass is laid on top of each ham, trying to completely cover them.

A tray with ham is put inpreheated to 200 degrees oven and bake them for 15-20 minutes. If the cheese began to melt and a golden crust appeared, the temperature is lowered to 100 degrees and baked for another 20 minutes.

Also the whole leg, baked in the oven, can be cooked with vegetables.

To prepare this dish you need to prepare 4chicken legs. 1 onion, 3 cloves garlic, 3 bell peppers, 4 tomatoes, 30 gr. butter, 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon curry. 1 tbsp. broth, greens bay leaf and pepper.

Initially, the hams are cut into pieces,salt and pepper. Then fry in a pan until it is crusty. While the ham is roasted, Bulgarian peppers and tomatoes are washed, onions and garlic are peeled, the latter are cut into small cubes.

Then the tomatoes, previously peeled from the peel and seeds, and the pepper, peeled of seeds, are cut into cubes.

In the next step, onion and garlic are friedsunflower oil, chopped tomatoes, peppers, curry and again all are roasted. The resulting vegetable mass is added to the broth and brought to a boil.

After this, pieces of ham are added to the comfortable dishes and filled with the resulting sauce. The hams are roasted in a preheated oven for about 30 minutes.

It is recommended to trim excess fat, if you want to reduce the caloric content of the dish or cook a whole leg in the oven in foil. So the dish will become more useful, and taste qualities will not be lost.