When it comes to affordability, chicken drumsticks tend to be the go-to cut of poultry for family dinners. Learn how to elevate the humble drumstick into incredible mains with these saucy marinades, rubs and star chef concoctions!
Thai-Style Satay Drumsticks
The bright flavours of a popular Thai appetizer transform chicken drumsticks into a delicious main dish. Toss them in some of the peanut sauce before grilling, and serve them with more of the sauce on the side.
Carolina Barbecue Drumsticks
No grill, no problem. These sticky wings can be made on the stovetop in a pinch. Bonus: you can take the meat off the bone and use the leftovers to make delicious pulled chicken sandwiches.
Chicken Parmesan Drumsticks
These drumsticks are turned into an easy, one-pan chicken Parmesan recipe your family is sure to gobble up. Dark meat fans, dig in!
Smokey Salt and Pepper Drumsticks
Chipotle sea salt is the secret ingredient in Ree Drummond‘s smokey grilled chicken recipe. Serve them hot off the grill with your favourite barbecue sauce on the side.
Easy Chicken Adobo
An amazingly flavourful prep-ahead meal, you’ll love this one-pot dish. Prep the ingredients the night before and pop in the oven for a delicious Filipino-inspired dinner in a flash.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Drumsticks
Finger-lickin’ chicken can be made right at home with this easy and fast recipe. Buttermilk and mustard coat each drum in tangy flavour while the cornflake and herb crust deliver the ultimate crunchy coating.
Chicken, Broccoli and Cauliflower with Cheddar
Two tasty cruciferous veggies come together in this cheesy bake with chicken drumsticks.
Slow Cooker Asian-Style Drumsticks
Your reward for prepping this in the morning before: tender chicken drums coated with thick, sticky and sweet sauce. Serve with a simple salad and a quick-cooked pot of rice.
Maple Mustard Sesame Chicken Drumsticks
Keep the napkins handy for these maple mustard sesame chicken drumsticks. The crunchy sesame seed coating adds visual flair.
Mexican Beer-Marinated Chicken Drumsticks
Get your drummers drunk with a lager, lime, garlic and soy sauce marinade. The result is a sweet and spicy entrée perfect for hot summer nights.
Maple-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks
Maple syrup and chili sauce combine to create a sweet and spicy main. Serve with anything from roasted veggies and rice to potatoes and corn.
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs
These easy chicken legs have all the flavours of a classic, sticky-sweet barbecue version, without the hassle of cleaning the grill or even stepping outside your back door.
Roasted Chicken Dinner with Potatoes and Artichokes on a Bed of Crispy Kale
Behold, a hearty, easy Sunday night dinner that doesn’t take all afternoon to prepare. Simply layer herbs, artichokes, kale and drumsticks in a pan and let the flavours meld into a fragrant and flavourful meal.
Texas-Style Fried Chicken
Make authentic Texas-style fried chicken with this tasty recipe that includes sweet, spicy and acidic chicken sauce.