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Can You Freeze Raw Drumsticks?
Absolutely! You can freeze raw chicken for up to 9-12 months for best results.Simply lay the drumsticks on a parchment lined sheet pan in a single layer andplace in the freezer. Once solid, you can move them to a freezer bag for morecompact storage.TIP: If you like, you can brush with butter and season the chicken legs beforefreezing. That way there is virtually no prep before baking later.
Crispy Baked Chicken Legs Drumsticks Recipe
This 10-minute-prep easy oven roasted chicken drumsticks recipe will makeSUPER crispy baked chicken legs that turn out perfectly every time! It’s theonly guide for how to bake chicken legs you’ll ever need.Prep Time 10 minutesCook Time 40 minutesTotal Time 50 minutes
Are Baked Chicken Drumsticks Healthy?
Yes, easy baked chicken legs in oven is a healthy way to cook drumsticks. Theyare a great source of essential amino acids, and several vitamins and mineralsas well.Being higher in fat, drumsticks are a great choice for a keto lifestyle. Theycan also be made paleo and whole-30 friendly if you use ghee instead ofbutter.
4. Season your thighs and drumsticks liberally.
It seems basic, but this is a fact: The best tasting chicken is well-seasonedchicken. If you’ve used a marinade, you’ve already imbued your chicken withplenty of flavor. But if you haven’t, you’ll want to liberally apply yourfavorite herbs and spices to your chicken thighs and drumsticks.Try this all-purpose dry rub for chicken thighs and drumsticks. It’s made withjust five ingredients that you likely already have on hand!Don’t forget: Herbs and baked chicken are the ultimate combination. Here aresome of our favorites to use on chicken thighs and drumsticks: * Rosemary * Dill * Tarragon * Oregano * Parsley * Sage * Thyme * Marjoram * Cilantro
Can You Freeze Baked Chicken Drumsticks?
Yes, you can freeze this oven roasted chicken legs recipe after baking if youlike. It will last several months.When ready to reheat, let thaw in the refrigerator overnight (or for a fewhours) and reheat in a 350 degree F oven for best results.However, the recipe is so quick and easy that you don’t save a lot of time byfreezing. I’d opt for freezing the raw drumsticks instead and making themfresh when needed.
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