Nutty Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Nutty Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks

Nutty Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks


Makes 4 to 6 servings


12 chicken drumsticks or 6 legs (about 3 pounds)
1 egg, beaten
1 cup cornflake crumbs
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss chicken legs with egg to coat.
  2. Combine cornflakes, pecans, sugar, salt, onion powder and pepper in large resealable food storage bag. Add chicken legs, two at a time; shake to coat.
  3. Place chicken on foil-lined baking sheet; drizzle with melted butter. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until tender.

Nutritional Information

Calories 625
Total Fat 36 g
Cholesterol 228 mg
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 47 g
Sodium 1382 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Meat 6
Fat 4

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