This easy and delicious recipe for Lemon and Herb Chicken Drumsticks is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend barbecue with friends and family.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 40 Minutes | Serves: 4
- 8-10 Chicken drumsticks
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 2 Garlic cloves, minced
- 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
- 2 tbsp Olive oil
- 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
1. Preheat your oven to 400F (200C) degrees.
2. Grease a baking dish with cooking spray or oil.
3. Rinse the chicken drumsticks under cold water and pat them dry using paper towels.
4. On a large plate, season the chicken with salt and pepper and set aside.
5. In a bowl, mix minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, fresh thyme, and rosemary.
6. Whisk until all the ingredients are combined.
7. Drizzle the mixture over the chicken drumsticks and rub it all over each piece, making sure they are coated evenly.
8. Place the chicken drumsticks onto the baking dish, leaving space between each piece.
9. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the skin is golden and crispy.
10. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Enjoy the delicious lemon and herb flavor of this easy chicken recipe!