Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe (Baked Chicken Legs)

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

This Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe comes out perfect every time! And it’s so low in calories, that you will want to make it all the time!

Recipes with chicken drumsticks are low in cost, and great for feeding a crowd, everyone loves baked chicken legs!

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Baked chicken recipes are a great way to feed a lot of people, simply and inexpensively. And this recipe with chicken drumsticks helps you utilize the least expensive cut of chicken!

These baked chicken legs are only 81 calories each! Find the easy baked chicken drumsticks recipe, shopping list, nutrition, and how to guide below.

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Chicken drumsticks recipes are low in cost, and great for large crowds. This recipe serves 6 people, but you can easily double or triple the recipe in the printable recipe card below! It does all the math for you!

These baked chicken legs marinate in a zero calorie chicken rub before getting a light mist of olive oil and lemon juice. Resulting in crispy, flavorful baked chicken legs every time!

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Baked Chicken Drumsticks (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Baked Chicken Legs
  • Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Baked Chicken Legs Calories and Nutrition

In this article you will find recipes for chicken drumsticks in oven. They are lower in calories than the average recipe, but still pack all the flavor you’re looking for!

Below you will find a shopping list for baked chicken legs recipes. You’ll also find a guide on baking chicken legs in the oven so they come out perfect evert time.

Ingredients for Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Baked chicken drumsticks can be made with house hold staples! I make the chicken rub easy with pantry staples you likely already have!

Below you will find a shopping list for baked chicken in oven. If you love the zero calorie chicken rub, feel free to add it to all your favorite cuts of chicken. Below the recipe card I have supplied you with more baked chicken oven recipes to try out.

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Here are the ingredients for baked chicken drumsticks… Use this rub on all cuts, as well as recipes for chicken legs oven baked.

Shopping List for Baked Chicken Legs:

  • Olive oil spray
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Lemon 
  • Rosemary
  • Chicken drumsticks

Up next we will discuss how long to bake chicken legs, in the handy how to guide. You’ll find the perfect chicken legs recipe so you’re dinner is always perfect!

I recommend taking a screenshot of the chicken drumsticks oven ingredients with your phone, this way you have the shopping list handy anytime you go to the grocery store.

How to Make Baked Chicken Legs

In this section we will go over the how to make chicken drumsticks baked. Plus directions on baked chicken how long to cook so they come out perfect every time.

Next time you find chicken drumsticks on sale at the store, try this skinny chicken legs baked recipe for dinner. It’s my daughter’s favorite cut of chicken, and she loves the flavor and perfect crisp of these fantastic oven chicken legs!

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Below you will find the directions on how to make baked chicken drumsticks, and further down you’ll find a sharable recipe card with the directions, measurements and nutrition.

How to Make Baked Chicken Legs:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil.
  2. Add the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to a gallon freezer bag. Close and shake to mix together.
  3. Add the chicken to the bag, close and shake to cover the chicken in spices. (At this point you can marinate for up to 24 hours if you like)
  4. Arrange chicken on the baking sheet, squeeze one lemon wedge over them. Add the remaining lemon wedges and the rosemary to the sheet.
  5. Lightly spray the tops of the chicken with olive oil.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165 degrees. Remove the lemon wedges and rosemary, and serve immediately.

This chicken legs recipe comes out perfect every time! I know you will love it!

In the next section you will find the sharable recipe card which will combine all of the information in one handy place…

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Oven chicken legs are a great way to serve a lot of people, without spending a lot of money!

Baked chicken recipes can be easy and low calorie, this one is a prime example! Make sure to see below for more recipes for baked chicken in oven, below.

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe (Baked Chicken Legs)

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This Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe is low in calories and high in flavor!
Recipes with chicken drumsticks can make a healthy, inexpensive main course! And for only 162 calories for two baked chicken legs, this healthy recipe will quickly become your new favorite!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 162 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon cut into quarters
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 2 pounds chicken drumsticks

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil.
  • Add the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to a gallon freezer bag. Close and shake to mix together.
  • Add the chicken to the bag, close and shake to cover the chicken in spices. (At this point you can marinate for up to 24 hours if you like)
  • Arrange chicken on the baking sheet, squeeze one lemon wedge over them. Add the remaining lemon wedges and the rosemary to the sheet.
  • Lightly spray the tops of the chicken with olive oil.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165 degrees. Remove the lemon wedges and rosemary, and serve immediately.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 2drumsticksCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 25.3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1.5gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 267mgPotassium: 183mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, Main Course
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