Oven-Fried Buttermilk Drumsticks
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Serves: 6 servings
  • ½ cup bread crumbs, finely crushed
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ½ tsp dry thyme*
  • ½ tsp oregano leaves*
  • 6 whole chicken legs (drumsticks 3 Tbsp melted butter or margarine salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a bag combine crumbs, SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend and herbs.
  3. Rinse chicken and shake off most moisture.
  4. Shake legs in bag to coat with crumbs.
  5. Lay legs, skin side up, slightly apart in a greased 10 x 15-inch baking pan.
  6. Drizzle legs with melted butter.
  7. Bake 35 to 45 minutes, or until legs are brown and crisp and meat is no longer pink at bone (cut to test).
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve hot or cold.
  10. *May substitute ½ tsp. dry tarragon and ½ tsp. dry basil for thyme and oregano, if preferred.
  11. To use fresh herbs, substitute 1½ tsp. fresh, chopped thyme and oregano (or 1½ tsp. fresh, chopped tarragon and basil).
Nutrition Information
Calories: 476 Fat: 28g Saturated fat: 10g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 16g Sugar: 10g Sodium: 342mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 38g Cholesterol: 167mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/oven-fried-buttermilk-drumsticks/