Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe – Veg Vegan Meat

Baked Chicken Drumsticks are a crispy, crunchy, and flavorful chicken dish. It is usually made with skinned chicken drumsticks, basic seasoning powders, and fresh herbs. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Chicken Drumsticks in the oven with easy step-by-step instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also shared a detailed video of this recipe to make the cooking process simple and clear. These Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks are one of the best side dishes to serve with rice, veggiesor sauce for lunch and dinner.

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What are Baked Chicken Drumsticks?

Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks are a crispy, spicy, and flavor-bursting dish. It is usually made with skinned chicken drumsticks, basic seasoning powders, and fresh herbs. And it is baked at a high temperature until it turns crispy and golden.

This Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe is one of the healthy dishes especially when you want to avoid oily fried chicken recipes. You are not only making a healthy dish but also an appetizing dish filled with flavors that you cannot resist.

These Oven Baked Drumsticks are perfect comfort food and taste great with baked potatoes, roasted vegetables, or rice dishes of your choice. And it is also a great kid-friendly dish that your kids may love. But make sure to adjust the spice level, if your kids are not tolerable to spiceness.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Baked Chicken Drumstick are basic seasoning spice powders that you might already have in your kitchen. So let’s see what they are below.

Chicken Drumsticks Recipe Ingredients on a table
  • Chicken Drumsticks – I have used 6 skinned drumstick legs here but you can also use 10. And you can also use the same amount of seasoning powder for 10 drumsticks
  • Ginger Powder – Gives a warm and unique aroma to your chicken and also removes the raw aroma from the meat
  • Garlic Powder – Gives nice flavor and also helps in digestion
  • Chili and Black Pepper Powder For the heat, I have added both chili powder and black pepper powder but feel free to reduce the chili powder as per your preferences. You can also use paprika instead of chili powder.
  • Herbs I have used dried parsley and fresh coriander leaves here, but feel free to use other herbs like mint, basil, rosemary, etc.. that are handy to you
  • Oil – Any type of cooking oil work well for this recipe and here I have used canola oil

How to bake Chicken Drumsticks in Oven?

The recipe I have shared here is the Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks with a basic seasoning powder. I have used skinned Drumstick which delivers a perfectly crispy and crunchy chicken. But if you are not used to skinned chicken then you could feel free to use skinless drumsticks.

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks in a plate
  • Prep Seasoning Mix – In a small glass bowl, add garlic, ginger, chili, black pepper powder, dried parsley, and salt. Mix well until everything get combined and reserve the seasoning mix for later use
  • Season Drumsticks – In a bowl, add the drumsticks and pour 2 tsp of oil. Give a good mix until the oil coats the drumstick. Add the reserved seasoning mix all over the Drumsticks and add some chopped coriander leaves. Give a nice mix to coat the seasonings
  • Transfer to baking tray – Transfer the seasoned Drumsticks into a baking tray with a wire rack. Make sure to line the tray with parchment paper to collect the dripping from the chicken. You can use their dripping to brush the drumsticks
  • Bake – Bake the Drumsticks in preheated oven at 400° F for 45 to 60 minutes or until the internal temperature reached 170° F
  • Remove and Serve – Remove the Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks and it is now ready for you to taste and enjoy. Serve this Crispy Chicken Drumstick with brown rice, roasted potatoes, roasted asparagus, Roasted broccoli, dipping sauce, or other combinations of your choice

Calories

This Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe contains 187 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change any of the ingredients. You can also find the detailed nutritional information in the recipe card below.

Tips

  • Seasoning Mix – Seasoning mix plays an important role to deliver a tasty and flavorful chicken. Here I have used basic spices and you can also customize it as per your liking
  • Temperature and Time – Baking the Drumstick at 400° F for 45 to 60 minutes gives the perfect crispy drumsticks. But I recommend checking the chicken after 40 minutes whether it has reached the internal temperature of 170° F
  • Serving – Serve this Baked Chicken Drumstick with roasted potatoes, roasted cauliflower, baked potatoes, rice, or dipping sauce of your choice

Storage Suggestions

Consume this chicken dish as fresh as possible to enjoy its fresh flavor, taste, and crispiness. But you can also store the leftover for up to 2 days in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Make sure to reheat in the microwave or the oven until it turns crispy again.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this Baked Drumstick with roasted potatoes, roasted cauliflower, baked potatoes, roasted broccoli, riceor dipping sauce of your choice.

You could also find similar recipes below and more at roasted & baked recipes and chicken recipes.

Chicken Drumstick Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe below that I hope will help you to make a crispy chicken at home. And you could also find this recipe in a story format.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 6 piece

Crispy Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks in a plate

Baked Chicken Drumsticks is a crispy, crunchy and flavorful chicken dish. It is usually made with skinned chicken drumsticks, basic seasoning powders, and fresh herbs. This Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks is one of the best dishes to serve with rice, veggies, or sauce for lunch and dinner.

Prep Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
45 minutes

Total Time
55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 Chicken Drumstick

  • 2 tsp Oil

  • 1½ tsp Chili Powder

  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder

  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder

  • ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder

  • 1 tsp Parsley, dried

  • 2 tsp Coriander Leaves, chopped

  • Salt, as needed

Instructions

To make Chicken Drumstick in Oven

  1. In a small glass bowl, add garlic, ginger, chili, black pepper powder, dried parsley, and salt. Mix well until everything get combined and reserve the seasoning mix for later use Seasoning mix in a bowl
  2. In a bowl, add the chicken drumsticks and pour 2 tsp of oil. Give a good mix until the oil coats the drumstick Chicken Drumstick in a bowl
  3. Add the reserved seasoning mix all over the Chicken Drumsticks and add some chopped coriander leaves. Give a nice mix to coat the seasonings Chicken Drumstick and seasoning mix and herbs in a bowl
  4. Place the seasoned Chicken Drumsticks in a baking tray with a wire rack. Make sure to line the tray with parchment paper to collect the dripping from the chicken. You can use their dripping to brush the drumsticks Seasoned Chicken Drumstick in a baking tray
  5. Bake the Chicken Drumsticks in preheated oven at 400° F for 45 to 60 minutes or until the internal temperature reached 170° F Chicken Drumstick placed inside the oven
  6. Remove the Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks and it is now ready for you to taste and enjoy Baked Chicken Drumstick on a tray

To serve

  1. Serve this Crispy Chicken Drumstick with brown rice, roasted potatoes, roasted asparagus, roasted broccoli, sauce, or other combinations of your choice Oven Baked Crispy Chicken Drumsticks on tray

Notes

  1. Seasoning Mix – Seasoning mix plays an important role to deliver a tasty and flavorful chicken. Here I have used basic spices and you can also customize it as per your liking
  2. Temperature and Time – Baking the Chicken Drumstick at 400° F for 40 to 50 minutes gives the perfect crispy drumsticks. But I recommend checking the chicken after 40 minutes whether it has reached the internal temperature of 170° F
  3. Serving – Serve this Baked Chicken Drumstick with roasted potatoes, roasted cauliflower, baked potatoes, rice, or dipping sauce of your choice

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1 piece

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 187Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 206mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 22g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What is Baked Chicken Drumstick?

Oven-Baked Chicken Drumstick is a crispy, spicy, and flavor-bursting dish. It is usually made with skinned chicken drumsticks, basic seasoning powders, and fresh herbs. And it is baked at a high temperature until it turns crispy and golden.

Is Chicken Drumstick healthy?

Oven-baked drumsticks are a healthy source of protein filled with calcium, magnesium, and other nutrients that are good for bone health and muscle health.

How many calories are there in Baked Chicken Drumstick?

This recipe contains 187 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change any of the ingredients. You can also find detailed nutritional information in the recipe card above.

How to make a crispy Chicken Drumstick in the oven?

Baking the drumsticks in the oven at a high temperature like 400° F for about 40 to 50 minutes gives perfectly crispy Chicken Drumsticks.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you about how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Happy Cooking!

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