Hey guys. Today I will show you the way to make the chicken drumstick’s recipe with Cajun seasoning. People are always asking me for this recipe. It’s super easy and this recipe is so delicious for dinner.
We’re going to start by making a homemade Cajun seasoning. I opt to make my very own homemade blend instead of buying a store-bought prepared package. Because then I can control the Chicken Drumsticks flavor completely and get exactly what I would like including the salt. Content starts with four and a half teaspoons of paprika. Then add in two and a half teaspoons of salt. I’m making an entire bunch of the seasoning all directly. I can save it in a storage container. Then we’ll add in two teaspoons of dried basil and two teaspoons of dried oregano.
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Next for our Chicken Drumsticks recipe. We’ll get some flavor. Mixing it with two teaspoons of garlic powder. And add two teaspoons of onion powder. Then we’ll start to bring a touch heat with one teaspoon each of white pepper black pepper. And then one teaspoon of cayenne pepper. After that, we’ll finish this off with one teaspoon of dried thyme down in there. We’ll stir this all at once.
Now that we have our spice mixture put together. We are able to move on to our chicken drumsticks. I’ve got five drumsticks here in a very lightly greased pan. This recipe is well customizable, so you can use as many or as little drumsticks as you wish. I’m going take the seasoning and sprinkle on a generous amount of this Cajun seasoning. You wish this skin to be packed filled with flavor kind of Pat it in. I’ll turn them around make sure I get the opposite side. Also, seriously this recipe couldn’t get any easier. You’ll do the identical thing with chicken breast chicken thighs means anything you wish but chicken drumsticks are a favorite.
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After that, I’m taking butter and put nearly a half tablespoon on top of each drumstick. This may melt all over our meat because it cooks the butter will combine with the seasoning and provides us a pleasant flavorful crispy skin. Next, we’re going cook this in a very 380° oven for about half-hour until your chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170 degrees. Your actual cooking time will always vary depending on the dimensions of the drumstick and there are different sizes. And that it. your Cajun chicken drumsticks are ready, so enjoy.
Chicken Drumsticks Recipe. Crispy And Juicy
- 10 drumsticks
- 3 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning
- 5 tablespoons butter
- 2 tbsp onion powder
- 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
- 2 tbsp garlic powder
- 2 tbsp dried basil
- 2 tbsp dried oregano
- 1 tbsp dried thyme
- 1 tbsp white pepper
- 2 1/2 tbsp salt
- 1 tbsp black pepper
- 4 1/2 tbsp paprika
- stir in a small bowl together with all the spices for Cajun seasoning. Store in an airtight container until able to use.
- Heat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a jelly roll pan with nonstick spray. Line up drumsticks on the prepared tray.
- Splosh with Cajun seasoning on each side. Leave the side with the foremost meat and skin facing up.
- Put a splatter of about 1/2 tablespoon butter on the highest of every drumstick, on the part that's most meaty. The butter will melt everywhere the meat and skin, keeping the meat juicy, and making the skin crispy.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes within the oven.