Crispy Oven Fried Drumsticks
These oven-fried drumsticks have a satisfyingly crunchy texture. We loved the flavor results when we used 1/2 teaspoon red pepper. Use 1/4 teaspoon for kids.--Katie McCann, Orlando, FL
- 3 cups cornflake cereal, crushed
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 3/4 cup fat-free buttermilk
- 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lb.), skinned
- Vegetable cooking spray
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 45mins
Adapted from myrecipes.com
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal and shake well to combine.
Pour buttermilk into a shallow bowl. Dip 2 drumsticks in buttermilk, and place in bag. Seal and shake well, coating drumsticks completely. Place drumsticks on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining drumsticks. Sprinkle remaining cornflake mixture evenly over drumsticks on baking sheet. Lightly coat with cooking spray.
Bake at 425° for 25 to 30 minutes or until drumsticks are well browned and done. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Information per serving:
Calories from fat: 0.0%
Saturated fat: 2.6g
Monounsaturated fat: 2.4g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g