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Chili-Lime Drumsticks

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 50 mins
Yield Serves 8
Let a touch of heat from the spices and the acidity of the lime transform these chicken drumsticks into an easy yet extraordinary meal for a crowd.

Ingredients

  • 16 chicken drumsticks
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 294
  • fat 19 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 134 mg
  • sodium 277 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Rinse drumsticks, pat dry and season with salt and pepper. Place in a flat layer in 2 large baking pans.

    Photo: Lee Harrelson
  2. Mix remaining ingredients. Pour over drumsticks; turn them to coat. Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes. Remove foil, turn drumsticks; bake until cooked through, 35 minutes, basting often with pan juices. Let rest for 10 minutes, then serve hot; or let cool, cover and refrigerate to serve cold.