Stupid-Easy Recipe for Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks (#1 Top-Rated)


Crispy fried chicken drumsticks baked in the oven.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks.

1. Info for Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks

  • Cook Time: 1 hr 5 min
  • Total Time: 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 777 kcal

2. Ingredients for Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 2 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 24 chicken drumsticks

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 450°F.

3.2 Prep

Line two 9×13-inch baking pans with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Set aside.

In a gallon-sized zip-top plastic bag, combine the flour, salt, black pepper, paprika, curry powder, and poultry seasoning. Seal the bag and toss the ingredients lightly to combine.

Divide the butter between the prepared baking pans.

3.3 Oven

Place the baking pans in the oven for 5 minutes to melt the butter.

3.4 Prep

Working with 3-4 drumsticks at a time, place them in the seasoned flour mixture, seal the bag, and toss to fully coat the chicken in the flour.

Arrange the chicken in the melted butter in the baking dishes.

3.5 Oven

Bake the drumsticks on middle rack of oven for 30 minutes.

Using tongs, turn each drumstick over. Continue baking until the meat begins to shrink from the bone and has reached an internal temperature of 165°F, about 20 minutes.

3.6 Check

Check to see that drumsticks are done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.7 Serve

Serve the drumsticks immediately.


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