3 Ways to Cook Drumsticks That Aren’t Boring

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Drumsticks, a staple in many households, are often relegated to the same old recipes. But who says chicken has to be boring? It’s time to spice things up! Here, are three exciting ways to cook drumsticks that will break the monotony of your chicken dinners.

Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Drumsticks

For this recipe, in a bowl, mix grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Rub each drumstick with olive oil, then coat them in the Parmesan mixture. Bake for 40-45 minutes until the skin is crispy and golden.

Sweet and Spicy Asian Glazed Drumsticks

The sweet and spicy glaze makes these drumsticks a perfect fusion of Asian flavors. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, Sriracha, garlic, and ginger to create the glaze. Marinate the drumsticks in the mixture for 30 minutes. Bake for 25 minutes at 375°F. Glaze the drumsticks again and bake for an additional 20 minutes.

Lemon Herb Drumsticks

The zesty lemon and herbs bring a freshness that’s reminiscent of Mediterranean cuisine. To make, combine lemon juice and zest, olive oil, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Toss the drumsticks in this marinade and let them sit for at least an hour. Grill the drumsticks, turning occasionally, for about 25-30 minutes.