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Mexican-Style Chicken drumsticks

Looking for a new and exciting way to flavor your chicken? Try a Mexican-style marinade! Baked chicken drumsticks are a perfect and inexpensive option for dinner.

preparation: 40 minutes

making: 45 minutes

total: 1 hour(s) 25 minutes

servings: 3 pieces per person

nutrition: 752 calories per serving

cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

Marinade

  • ⅓ cup of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of chopped Fresh Coriander
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp of chilli powder
  • 1 tsp of ground cumin
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of smoked paprika

Chicken

  • 1kg of chicken drumsticks

Method

Chicken drumstick in a bowl with marinade on a side Chicken drumstick in a bowl with marinade on a side

Combine all marinade ingredients in the bowl and mix well.

Put your chicken drumstick in a bowl of cold water, wash and drain.

Chicken drumstick in a tray coated with Mexican-style marinade Chicken drumstick in a tray coated with Mexican-style marinade

Tip chicken drumsticks into a bowl with marinade and mix until each is coated. 

Cover with cling film and leave for about 30 minutes to inherit the initial taste.

Heat the oven to 180C with a fan.

Line the tray with aluminium foil.

Place the chicken drumsticks into a tray.

Cover with remaining marinade and bake for 45 minutes turning in halfway through.

Nicely baked Mexican-style chicken drumsticks on a plater Nicely baked Mexican-style chicken drumsticks on a plater

Serve hot with any side you like.

Perfect addition to our Mexican Rice.

Mexican-style chicken drumstick served with our Mexican Rice Mexican-style chicken drumstick served with our Mexican Rice

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