Crispy chicken drumsticks

Kids will love this chicken recipe as a healthier alternative to fried chicken with mild garlic lemon flavour
Crispy chicken drumsticks
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  • Serves: 6 little ones
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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 250 g Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 120 g breadcrumbs, such as panko crumbs
  • 6 tsp butter


1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Combine the yogurt, garlic and lemon juice in a bowl. Sprinkle the chicken with salt.

2. Coat the drumsticks with the yogurt mixture then roll them in breadcrumbs. Put the chicken on a baking tray lined with baking paper and top each leg with a teaspoon of butter.

3. Cover the tray with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove the foil and cook for a further 15 minutes, or until the chicken is golden.

One Dish, Two Ways by Jane Kennedy (Hardie Grant, £18.99) Photography: Mark Roper

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