Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 drumsticks
    • Calories: 312
    • Fat: 9g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
    • Cholesterol: 219mg
    • Sodium: 275mg
    • Carbohydrates: 12g
    • Fiber: 0
    • Protein: 45g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

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Spice up chicken drumsticks with this flavorful chili powder and red pepper rub. Broiled chicken never tasted so good. This chicken recipe is quick, easy and delicious.


    • 2 garlic cloves, minced fine
    • 2 tsp chili powder
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
    • 2 lb skinless chicken legs (about 8 drumsticks)
    • 3 Tbsp honey
    • 2 tsp cider vinegar


    • Preheat broiler. Lightly coat a broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.
    • In a large bowl, combine garlic, chili powder, salt, cumin, paprika and crushed red pepper. Add chicken to bowl and toss to coat. Place chicken on prepared broiler pan. Broil chicken 7 minutes on each side.
    • In a small bowl, combine honey and vinegar and stir well. Remove chicken from oven and brush with half of the honey mixture. Broil for 1 minute more. Remove chicken from oven and turn over. Brush chicken with remaining honey mixture. Broil 1 minute or until chicken is done.
Yield: 4 servings

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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