5+ Healthy Dinners with Chicken Drumsticks That Are on the Table in Under an Hour
Chicken drumsticks are the star of the plate in these healthy dinner recipes. Chicken is a great source of protein and can be paired with an array of flavors and spices. Recipes like Sheet-Pan Orange-Apricot Drumsticks and Mango-Ginger BBQ Chicken are bold, delicious and on the dinner table in an hour or less.
Sheet-Pan Orange-Apricot Drumsticks
In this easy sheet-pan dinner, a sweet-and-savory glaze and a colorful medley of vegetables transform ordinary drumsticks into a satisfying meal.
Whole garlic cloves are mild when simmered with chicken in a simple white wine-mustard sauce in this garlic chicken recipe. Serve with smashed potatoes with buttermilk and sautéed green beans.
Mango-Ginger BBQ Chicken
Here, we blend classic barbecue sauce ingredients--ketchup and vinegar--with mango, ginger, Chinese five-spice and turmeric, for a sweet and fragrant glaze for grilled BBQ chicken.
Oven-Baked Chicken Drumsticks with Potatoes
Use your favorite dried herb blend to season both the drumsticks and the sauce in this healthy sheet-pan dinner. A garlic-and-herb mix is crowd-pleasing, but something with a little more heat, like Cajun seasoning, would be delicious too. Whichever way you go, opt for a salt-free version to keep the sodium down in this quick and easy chicken recipe.
Louisiana Chicken Drumsticks and Tomatoes
Get a taste of the south with this chicken drumstick recipe. Thyme, hot sauce and black pepper lend flavor to this perfect weeknight dinner option.
This recipe maintains the terrific flavor of classic chicken curry but uses only 2 tablespoons of oil.
Arroz con Pollo
Arroz con pollo, or chicken cooked with rice, is a common dish in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. We use quick-cooking brown rice here to help you get this on the table in just 40 minutes. Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with cilantro-lime vinaigrette.
Roast Chicken & Fennel
With Italian spices, some diced fennel and toasty pine nuts, you'll have a gorgeous supper in no time.