Easy Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe – Delicious Baked Chicken Legs

Easy Baked chicken drumsticks Recipe – Learn how to bake the chicken legs easily! The Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks is the perfect way to make a juicy and tender chicken.

It is easy to prepare and the taste is unbeatable. And it is also a simple hands-free baking process. These chicken legs are coated in a simple, and flavorful marinade, then baked to perfection. It just has to be marinated perfectly to get the right taste. You can make juicy, crispy, or roasted chicken drumsticks depends on your preference. Also, you can use an oven, crockpot or other methods to make these drumsticks.

I first had the idea of making oven baked chicken drumsticks after having it in a restaurant. Whatever we ordered wasn’t enough and my kids weren’t fully satisfied. So, I would like to bake chicken legs at home to satisfy my kid’s cravings. Not only to taste but also to eat healthy food. Yes, the oven baked chicken legs have a lot of protein and little amount of fat and carbs.

How long to cook chicken drumsticks in the oven? Baked chicken legs make a delicious main dish with a spicy flavor. Just like the chicken breasts, the Chicken drumsticks are really simple to prepare and cook.

baked chicken drumsticks

How Do You Marinate Chicken Drumsticks?

Take a bowl and add olive oil, soy sauce, seasonings you need and lemon juice and whisk it all. Now in a large zip bag put all the chicken pieces and pour this marinate prepared.

Also, make sure there is no air in the zip bag to prepare the chicken drumstick marinated and press it equally on all sides to make sure the chicken absorbs all the marinating.

Leave it in the fridge for a possible number of hours. If you are in a hurry leaving it for 30 minutes is fine otherwise you can refrigerate it for about two to twelve hours.

How Long Do You Have to Bake Chicken Drumsticks?

For the juiciest oven baked chicken legs, choose bone in and skin on.

You can bake it in the temperature of about 400 to 425 degrees, by placing in on sheet with foil and for easy process spray non-stick cooking oil.

It has to be cooked for about 25 minutes on one side before flipping it to the other. Now after flipping it, you can continue the process again for about 10 to 15 minutes so that it absorbs all the marinating and tastes juicier inside.

How to Make the Chicken Drumsticks Crispier?

If you like the chicken to be crispier then after the baking process turns on the broiler and leave it for about 5 minutes.

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

How to Serve the Baked Chicken Drumsticks?

It can be served with either mashed potato or baked potato wedges or rice or pasta. It is also served with a green salad. The dinner is little light with this. And most of all this is served with anything because this goes well with all the side dishes.

In a Nutshell,

I started making these quick chicken legs drumsticks often because they go well with anything and it’s so tasty. It takes only less time but the taste it gives is so yum!! Make sure the chicken is 165 degree inside before consumption.

It not only looks impressive but it also tastes so finger licking good. It’s really easy to make. The easy Oven baked chicken drumsticks recipe is perfect for any party! This Chicken drumsticks oven baked is the most delicious way to eat chicken for chicken lovers.

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Easy chicken drumsticks marinate recipe
Oven bake chicken drumstick marinate recipe! This weekend I am going to show you how to make the best chicken drumstick marinate recipe from scratch. It’s is been baked chicken legs, so it is much more tasty, tender, delicious, flavorful and mouthwatering.
baked chicken drumsticks
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Passive Time 35 mins
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Passive Time 35 mins
Servings
servings
Ingredients
baked chicken drumsticks
Instructions
  1. In a bowl add garlic powder, olive oil, lemon juice, onion powder, sauce, brown sugar, pepper and whisk it all together and make it a clean blend of the ingredients and the seasoning. This is the marinating part.
  2. Now take a large zip bag and add all the chicken drumsticks into it and also pour this marinate into the bag. Now press it and make sure the chicken drumsticks has a layer of this marinate on it and close the zip bag. Make sure there is no air in the zip bag.
  3. Refrigerate the zip bag for overnight at most and if you are in a hurry keep it for at least half an hour. Keeping it overnight make the drumsticks juicier as it absorbs more of the seasoning.
  4. Now in the oven bake it at a degree of about 400 to 425 by placing it in a foil. And add cooking spray to the foil so it doesn’t become messy.
  5. After placing it in the oven, bake it for 25 minutes on one side before turning it to the other side. And on the other side bake it for 15 minutes. Until you find it cooked.
  6. For the chicken to be crispy turn on the broiler and leave in it for around 10 minutes.

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