Kids who make a beeline for chicken drumsticks know where the flavour is at!
An awesome budget-friendly cut of meat, there’s no fighting over who gets the drumstick when EVERYONE can have them!
Here’s 13 ways to dress up chicken drummies for dinner!
Our Favourite Chicken Drumstick Recipes
1. Honey mustard baked chicken drumsticks
Holy mustard, I can just about smell how good these will be cooking away in the oven! Team with smashed roast potato and broccoli and you have yourself a full meal. Find the recipe at Recipe Tin Eats.
2. Slow cooker honey orange chicken drumsticks
Yes you can cook chicken drumsticks in the slow cooker! Want to have a go at it yourself? Try this delicious slow cooker friendly honey orange chicken recipe from Eating Well.
3. Thai fried chicken
Fancy your chicken drummies crunchy, with hints of Asian spices and topped with coriander? Me too! You’ll find this Thai fried chicken recipe at Rasa Malaysia.
4. Sticky honey soy baked chicken
One of my all time favourite recipes for chicken drumsticks, it DOES require a little babysitting with the basting – but it’s well worth it! Check out the Mum’s Pantry recipe for honey soy baked chicken drumsticks!
5. Grilled honey chipotle chicken drumsticks
Fire up the barbecue and get the hotplate cranking for these lucky legs! This Tastedocs recipe is just the ticket for those who love their meat with heat.
6. Sweet and sticky chicken with vegetables
It doesn’t get much easier – or yummier – than a one pot, tray bake dinner of sweet sticky chicken and vegetables. Full of colour and flavour, find the recipe at Don’t Waste The Crumbs.
7. Extra crispy southern fried chicken
Hand up if you occasionally have a craving for a particular food chain’s famous chicken? Now you can attempt your own at home with this recipe from CD Kitchen – just don’t forget the sweet and sour sauce!
8. Baked honey glazed chicken
A set and forget oven meal, this baked honey glazed chicken recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen looks to be finger licking good!
9. Lemon, pepper and rosemary rubbed chicken
Straight to the pantry spice cupboard with this Woman’s Day recipe for lemon, pepper and rosemary rubbed chicken. Delicious!
10. Tandoori chicken
Indian inspired tandoori chicken drumsticks are coming right up with this recipe from Once Upon A Chef.
11. Creamy chicken and risoni tray bake
Is there anything tastier than chicken paired with pasta? I think not! Cut down on the dishes while still delivering a fabulous meal with this sensational chicken and risoni tray bake from Taste.
12. Garlic lemon chicken drumsticks
I love my air fryer and the kids love these lemon infused chicken drumsticks. Only half an hour to cook, they’ll be on the table in no time. See the Mum’s Pantry recipe to make it at home.
13. Hoisin chicken and rice
Give your chicken drummies the complete hoisin treatment with this delicious recipe from Woman’s Day. Teamed with baked greens and rice, you can bet the kids will love it!
There you have it, 13 delicious chicken drumstick dinners! Now, what do kids love just as much as chicken drumsticks? Sausages! So when you’re done with drumsticks, give these easy sausage recipes a go.
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