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Falafel-crusted Chicken Drumettes

James Carrier
Yield Makes 12 to 14 pieces; 6 or 7 appetizer, 3 or 4 main-dish servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken drumettes (shoulder-wing joint)
  • About 3/4 cup dried falafel mix
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 225
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • protein 23 g
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • sodium 259 mg
  • cholesterol 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Rinse chicken drumettes. Put falafel mix in a heavy plastic food bag. Add 5 or 6 drumettes to bag at a time, shake well, lift out, and lay slightly apart in an oiled 10- by 15-inch pan.

  2. Bake in a 475° oven for 10 minutes. Turn drumettes over and bake until lightly browned and meat at bone in thickest part is no longer pink (cut to test), about 15 minutes longer. Add salt to taste.

  3. Nutritional analysis per appetizer serving.