Chili-Lime Drumsticks

Chili-Lime Drumsticks Recipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
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.

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 50 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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.

Note:

May 2009
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