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Hot & Spicy Turkey Legs Recipe

Hot & Spicy Turkey Legs Recipe

Who doesn’t love turkey legs at a street fair? Why wait for the next fair when you can make incredible turkey legs at home? Grab the seasonings and begin! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 turkey drumsticks (1-1/2 pounds each)
  • 2/3 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional

Directions

  • 1. Divide drumsticks between two large resealable bags. In a bowl, whisk remaining ingredients until blended. Add 3/4 cup marinade to drumsticks, dividing evenly between bags. Seal bags and turn to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 375°. Remove drumsticks from marinade to a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan; discard marinade in bags.
  • 3. Bake, covered, 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 45-60 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 175°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 turkey drumstick equals 937 calories, 50 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 343 mg cholesterol, 587 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 113 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer