Chicken Leg Quarters (5 lbs or more)

Chicken Leg Quarters.

Chicken Quarters are named as such because this cut is roughly a quarter of the entire bird.  Consisting of the thigh, drumstick, and part of the backbone, this affordable meaty cut is perfect for the barbecue grill, either plain with a little salt and pepper, or with your favorite marinade or barbecue sauce.  A quick look on the Internet will produce an abundance of recipes for chicken leg quarters that are baked, grilled, pan-fried or air-fried.