All-American Oven-"Fried" Drumsticks

Years ago the only fried chicken was Southern-fried, and there's no doubt that it's delicious, but in terms of fried chicken recipes , oven-"fried" has its merits, too. With our All-American Oven-"Fried" Drumsticks, you'll get the best of everything. Crispy chicken on the outside and juicy on the insides! Chicken drumsticks have never been better and we're sure this is an oven-fried chicken drumstick recipe you don't wanna miss! 

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 3 tablespoon butter

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place flour in a shallow dish. In a second shallow dish, beat eggs with milk, just until mixed. In a plastic bag, mix together bread crumbs and seasonings.
  3. Dredge chicken in flour, one or two pieces at a time, coating evenly. Dip floured chicken pieces into egg mixture, then place in bread crumb mixture; close bag and shake to coat well.
  4. Place butter in a large baking dish and melt in oven. Arrange chicken in a single layer over melted butter, turning to coat both sides.
  5. Bake 25 minutes; turn chicken and bake an additional 25 minutes, or until golden brown and no pink remains.


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