Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks

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  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total: 45 min
  • Serving: 4-6 People

Chicken drumsticks are an affordable way to serve lower-fat chicken to your family. You can almost always find them on sale, sometimes as low as 88 cents per pound. When you catch them at a good price, buy several packages and freeze them for future dinners. Your wallet, and your well-fed family with thank you for being such a saavy shopper.

Although this recipe calls for chicken drumsticks, don't hesitate to use chicken breasts or thighs, instead. This recipe makes easy work of seasoning the chicken by using a couple of teaspoons of spice right out of a package of a ranch dressing mix. Look in the salad dressing aisles for the pouches of powdered ranch dressing. If you can't find it, just substitute a teaspoon each of garlic salt and onion powder.

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons powdered ranch dressing mix

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs well. Stir together the corn flakes, flour, cornstarch, and ranch dressing mix.
  2. Dip the chicken pieces into the egg, then coat with corn flake mixture. Transfer to a baking sheet lightly coated with nonstick cooking spray, then spray a light coat of nonstick cooking spray over the chicken.
  3. Bake in an oven preheated to 425 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes, turning the chicken once in the middle of the cooking time. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

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