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chicken legs drumsticks

Crispy Chicken Legs Drumsticks Recipe

The chicken legs come crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. A delicious jackpot!

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 8 skin-on chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary


  1. First of all, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Then, place the chicken legs in a baking dish.
  2. Make the seasoning mixture in a medium bowl. Use a fork or a spatula to mix the olive oil, salt, pepper, and other spices.
  3. Using a pastry brush or your hands, coat the chicken pieces with the seasoning mixture.
  4. Bake the drumsticks uncovered for about 40 minutes (until their internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F).
  5. Let them rest for 5 minutes and serve.
  • Author: Rosie
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American