Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

These chicken drumsticks are coated in breadcrumbs with oregano, paprika, and pepper and are oven cooked rather than deep-fried. This recipe is incredibly easy to prepare, making it a perfect party appetizer for any occasion.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • ½ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 2 eggs beaten
  • ¼ cup fat-free milk
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 16 chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • Snipped fresh oregano (optional)
  • Lemon wedges (optional)


  • Prep

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two large shallow baking pans with foil and grease; set aside. In a small bowl combine egg product and milk. In a shallow dish combine Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, oregano, paprika and pepper.
  2. Dip chicken drumsticks into egg mixture; coat with crumb mixture. Arrange drumsticks in prepared baking pans, making sure pieces do not touch. Drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 55 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink (180°F for drumsticks). Do not turn chicken pieces during baking. If desired, sprinkle with fresh oregano and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 drumstick
  • Per serving: 185 calories; 8 g fat(3 g sat); 0 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 7 mcg folate; 103 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 237 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 74 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 255 mg sodium; 279 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 3 lean protein, ½ starch

Reviews 1

May 28, 2019
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By: Kim
Delicious and crispy! Will definitely make again!
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