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Baked chicken drumsticks

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Change the flavourings as you like for these chicken drumsticks – we’ve gone for Cajun spice but curry powder, ras el hanout or black pepper would also work

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal282
fat17g
saturates4g
carbs0.6g
sugars0.4g
fibre2g
protein31g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Tip the chicken drumsticks into a large bowl and pour in the oil. Season with lots of salt, then add all the remaining ingredients and toss well to coat.

  • STEP 2

    Put the drumsticks into a large roasting tin, along with any oil and spices from the bowl, ensuring there is plenty of space around each drumstick.

  • STEP 3

    Bake in the oven for 20 mins, then flip each drumstick and bake for a further 20-25 mins until cooked through and caramelised.

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