- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 4 tbsp butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 12-16 chicken drumsticks
- 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
Heat a large, heavy-based lidded casserole or frying pan over a moderate heat. Add the oil and half the butter. Generously season the drumsticks with salt and pepper. When the butter is foaming, drop in the drumsticks, and fry until lightly browned all over.
Cover the casserole with a lid and leave the drumsticks to fry gently for 20-25 minutes, turning regularly. Remove the lid and add the remaining butter, along with the garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Take the casserole off the heat and leave the flavours to infuse for a few minutes before serving.