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Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Tender and Flavorful Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Evelyn @asimpletweak.com
These Tender and Flavorful Roasted Chicken Drumsticks are a quick fix to a hungry crowd or the perfect choice for a dinner for two.  These chicken legs are coated with a flavorful homemade seasoning then baked to perfection.  
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 263 kcal


  • 1 lb chicken drumsticks (about 4 to 5 pieces)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Fire-Roasted Red Peppers Seasoning (recipe, link in post)


  • First season the chicken legs with fresh garlic,  salt, and pepper. Then, on the stove pre-cook, the chicken legs over medium-high heat for 15 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  • Once the chicken drumsticks have finished parboiling is time to remove them from the stove. Using tongs proceed to place the chicken drumsticks in an oven-safe pan and add the Fire-Roasted Red Peppers Seasoning.
  • Place them in the oven at 450-degree temperature for about 15 to 20 minutes. Remembered that by parboiling the chicken drumsticks you are saving time. 
  • Enjoy!
    Roasted Chicken Drumsticks


Tricks and Tweaks in this recipe to help you save time:
  • Parboil the drumsticks for 5 to 10 minutes before roasting them
  • Making the Fire-Roasted Red Peppers Seasoning ahead of time will save you lots of time when making this recipe.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 263kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 26gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 1327mgPotassium: 338mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 70IUCalcium: 15mgIron: 1.1mg
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