Easy Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks

chicken drumsticks with salsa and vegetables
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Yield: 8 drumsticks
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
425 Calories
27g Fat
10g Carbs
34g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 425
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 198mg 66%
Sodium 565mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 397mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These drumsticks are baked with a coating of Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, and crunchy corn flake crumbs. Use whole legs, thighs, or chicken leg quarters if you'd like.


  • 8 chicken drumsticks

  • Salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup corn flake crumbs

  • 4 tablespoons butter

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat oven to 375 F.

  3. Sprinkle the drumsticks all over with salt and pepper.

  4. Combine the mayonnaise and mustard.

  5. Coat chicken well with the mayonnaise and mustard mixture.

  6. Dip into cornflake crumbs, turning, until well crusted.

  7. Place in a lightly greased baking dish and drizzle about 1 1/2 teaspoons of butter over each drumstick.

  8. Bake for 20 to 40 minutes, or until the drumsticks are done.

This recipe serves 4 to 6 people.