Rating: 3.5 stars
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These oven-fried chicken drumsticks have a satisfyingly crunchy texture. We loved the flavor results when we used 1/2 tsp. red pepper. Use 1/4 tsp. for kids.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2007


Credit: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

15 mins
30 mins
45 mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 drumsticks)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal and shake well to combine.

  • Pour buttermilk into a shallow bowl. Dip 2 drumsticks in buttermilk, and place in bag. Seal and shake well, coating drumsticks completely. Place drumsticks on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining drumsticks. Sprinkle remaining cornflake mixture evenly over drumsticks on baking sheet. Lightly coat with cooking spray.

  • Bake at 425° for 25 to 30 minutes or until drumsticks are well browned and done. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 40.7g; carbohydrates 21.3g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 137mg; iron 5.9mg; sodium 790mg; calcium 150mg.