We gathered some of our juiciest chicken drumstick recipes for simple dinners with terrific flavor. From finger lickin' sauces to crispy oven-fried coatings, these recipes are guaranteed to wow.
June 03, 2014
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Chicken Drumsticks with Singapore Sauce
Easy to prepare and cleanup, this versatile finger food fare tastes great fried or grilled and smothered in a sticky glaze. Serve these super easy and super delicious chicken drumsticks at the kichen table, pack them for a picnic, or throw them on the grill for your next backyard barbecue.
Spicy and tart thanks to the addition of Sriracha and lime, our goes-with-anything Singapore Sauce delivers bold flavor. Throw the simple sauce together when you want to add some heat to this tasty street food.
Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks with Tropical Fruit Salad
You'll find everything but the tiki torch in this updated retro classic. Give the drumsticks a head start on a hot grill pan; then lower the heat so the glaze won't burn. Go meatless by swapping 3/4-inch-thick slices of extra-firm tofu for drumsticks. Glaze and grill 3 minutes on each side.
This quick and easy topping combines honey, soy sauce, and sesame seeds to lend traditional Asian flavor to your drumstick. Skip the red pepper if you prefer sweet without the spicy. Be sure to save the glaze for the last four minutes of cooking and save the rest for dipping.
Fresh dill sets the foundation for a dipping sauce that is nothing short of delicious. With less than 100 calories per serving (2 drumsticks and 2 tablespoons of sauce), that's cause for a summer barbecue celebration.
Your friends will beg you to fire up the grill every weekend once they taste drumsticks smothered in an irresistible bourbon and Dijon mustard glaze. Honey sweetens the flavorful combo, which is brushed on to infuse the tender, juicy meat with rich flavor.
Panko-Crusted Chicken Drumsticks with Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce
The buttermilk marinade makes the drumsticks nice and tender. It's a really good crowd-pleaser and great for picky kids, too. Make sure you spread the drumsticks out on your pan so that each one can crisp up nicely.