Best Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Best Baked Chicken Drumsticks | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Cooking With Claudia via Youtube


If I do not have enough time to fry the chicken, I cook them in the oven. This week, I tried this dry rub by Cooking With Claudia on Youtube, and I must say these are the best baked chicken drumsticks I have ever tried! Every piece is fully-packed with flavors that are so irresistible. They all turn out juicy and tender, just how we like it. Try this recipe at home – it’s easy, delicious, and quick to make. Read on or watch the video below for full instructions.



  • 10 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 tablespoons of butter


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Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2:

Wash the chicken very well and trim off excess fat. Place them in a baking tray lined with aluminum foil. Set them aside.

Step 3:

In a medium bowl, combine 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, 1 teaspoon of paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme, 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper, 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.

Best Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
Image by Cooking With Claudia via Youtube


Step 4:

Sprinkle the seasonings on the chicken and pat it lightly to make them stick. Do the same on all sides. Once done, arrange them in a single layer and place half a tablespoon of butter on top of each chicken.

Best Baked Chicken Drumsticks Ingredients
Image by Cooking With Claudia via Youtube


Step 5:

Place the drumsticks in the preheated oven and roast them for about 30 to 45 minutes. Make sure to check the internal temperature for 170 to 175 Fahrenheit. The chicken will be cooked and juicy at this temperature. Once done, remove from the oven and serve. Enjoy!


Best Baked Chicken Drumsticks

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