Crunchy Drumsticks

Author: Canadian Living

Packable, snackable drumsticks with a crispy-crunchy golden coating will please the entire family. You can also use this coating for chicken breasts. Look for Italian seasoned bread crumbs at supermarkets or bakeries.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • 16 chicken drumsticks about 4 lb/2 Kg
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In shallow dish, combine bread crumbs with sesame seeds (if using). Pat chicken dry. Stir together mustard, thyme, salt and pepper; brush over chicken. Roll in bread crumbs to coat well.

Line baking sheets with foil; grease lightly. Place chicken on baking sheets; bake in 425°F (220°C) oven, turning once and rotating pans halfway through, for 25 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced and outsides are crisp and golden. Let cool on pans for 10 minutes; refrigerate on pans to cool completely. (Chicken can be refrigerated in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 260.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g
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