No More Fighting—Drumsticks for All! 7 Leg-o-Licious Recipes
Ask anyone under age 10 what their favorite piece of chicken is and you’ll likely get one answer: the drumstick! Ask most people over 10 the same question, and you’ll probably get the same answer. Fried, barbecued or roasted, chicken drumsticks are one of the tastiest (and most popular) parts of the bird.
Maybe it’s because they come with a handle, or maybe it’s because they are just the right amount of juicy, tender meat. Whatever the reason, drumsticks are usually claimed before a meal has even begun. With that in mind, we’re giving you some of our favorite drumstick-only recipes. We have a sweet and juicy honeyed chicken recipe, and there’s also a great oven-fried chicken recipe that’s full of flavor without being unhealthy.
Whichever you choose, each recipe is tailored specifically for drumsticks, so you can prepare these meals without having to worry about a fight for the drumstick over the dinner table. There will be plenty for everyone, regardless of their age.
Buffalo seasoning isn’t just for wings, as these drumsticks prove. You can adjust the heat and spice according to your taste by reducing the amount of hot sauce in the recipe.
Allow yourself some prep time for this tasty dinner. For the chicken to fully absorb the flavor of the apple-based sauce, it needs at least an hour to marinate.
Exotic Indian spices are the basis for this recipe. If you don’t have a grill, don’t worry — these drumsticks are just as tasty when oven-roasted.
A perfect dish for a dinner party, this one-pot recipe is full of Spanish flavor. Baking first ensures the chicken stays juicy, while broiling it right at the end gives the skin a mouthwatering crispness.
Get all the flavor of fried chicken with none of the guilt, thanks to this smart recipe. Dipping the drumsticks in buttermilk keeps them juicy, while a coating of flour, spices and sesame seeds gives them a delicious crunch.
What could be easier than coating drumsticks in your favorite barbecue sauce and letting them cook until the flavors are fully developed? No matter the season, this delicious recipe will satisfy your craving for barbecue.
Get a leg up on dinner — explore all our chicken drumstick recipes!