Chili-Lime Chicken

Chili-Lime Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 16 drumsticks, skin removed
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 3 tbs chili powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 packet splenda

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees F.
  2. Pat drumsticks dry and season with salt & pepper.
  3. Place drumsticks in a large baking dish.
  4. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl and pour over chicken.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and bake for another 35 minutes, basting drumsticks with juices often.
  7. Remove from oven and plate drumsticks. Top with rendered sauce and garnish with lime wedges.

(source: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/chili-lime-drumsticks-10000001909045/)

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Japanese Sticky Chicken

Japanese Sticky Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 8 drumsticks, skin removed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2.5 tbs splenda brown sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tsp chili powder

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pan over high heat.
  2. Bring to a boil. Then, reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Increase the heat while turning the chicken often until the sauce turns into a sticky glaze.
  4. Remove garlic cloves and serve.

(source: http://www.food.com/recipe/japanese-mums-chicken-68955)

Salsa Chicken

This is the juiciest chicken recipe I have ever made! The steps are simple but it takes a bit of time to bake. The wait will be worth it!

Salsa Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 6 drumsticks, skin removed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 8 oz jar of chunky salsa
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 ts pepper
  • reduced fat parmesan

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  2. Rub the chili powder, salt, and pepper on the drumsticks.
  3. Place drumsticks in a casserole dish.
  4. Top drumsticks with onions and bell peppers.
  5. Pour salsa over everything.
  6. Bake for 1.5 hours.
  7. Plate chicken and top with parmesan cheese.

(source: http://busycooks.about.com/od/chickendrumstickrecipes/r/texmexdrumstick.htm)

Parmesan Crusted Drumsticks

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Drumsticks

These Parmesan Crusted Drumsticks are fabulously delicious! Whoever said to just keep it simple was right!

Ingredients:

  • 6 drumsticks, skin removed
  • 1 cup reduced parmesan
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tbs corn starch
  • 1/2 ts garlic salt
  • 1/2 ts pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk egg in a separate bowl.
  4. Dip drumsticks in egg mixture and roll in cheese mix.
  5. Then, place drumsticks on baking sheet and lightly spray cooking spray over them.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes.

(source: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/parmesan-chicken-ii/)