Chicken Drumstick Recipes

chicken drumstick recipes

Who doesn't love to eat chicken? Chicken drumsticks are a favorite with anyone who prefers richer, juicer dark meat as well as with kids because they're great finger food. While eating plain drumsticks is always delicious, there are so many fun ways you can prepare them. Check out all these flavorful chicken drumstick recipes! From sweet to spicy, we've got it all!

Mock Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Chicken Croquettes (Mock Chicken Legs) - Fun way for kids to eat chicken without mom having to de-bone everything.

Mock Chicken Drumsticks - Arguably better than the real thing, you need to try these!

Sweet Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Islander Chicken Drumsticks - This is a crockpot recipe that makes your drumsticks taste like you just ordered them on an Island in Hawaii.

Molasses Chicken Drumsticks - This old-fashioned preparation loads on the flavor with a sweet glaze.

Maple Crunch Drumsticks - Add the maple crunch flavor by using maple syrup and maple and brown sugar instant oatmeal.

Spicy Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Angel's Devilish Drumsticks - With smoked chipotle peppers and hot sauce, these drumsticks are not for the faint at heart.

Thai Chicken Legs - This is great over rice.

Spicy Tex-Mex Drumettes - Marinated in a spicy lime and soy sauce mixture, these chicken drumettes come out full of flavor.

Thawing Chicken

  • Always freeze uncooked chicken if it is not to be used within 2 days.
  • Chicken should not be thawed on the countertop.
  • It takes about 24 hours to thaw a 4-pound chicken in the refrigerator. Cut-up parts, 3 to 9 hours.
  • For quick thawing of raw or cooked chicken use the microwave. Thawing time will vary according to your microwave.
  • Chicken may also be safely thawed in cold water. Place chicken in its original wrap or watertight plastic bag in cold water. Change water often. It takes about 2 hours to thaw a whole chicken.

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