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Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Oven-Fried Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

This fabulous Oven-Fried Chicken uses Greek yogurt to create an amazing marinade that makes this chicken incredibly moist. — Kim Wallace, Dennison, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Bake: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 chicken drumsticks (4 ounces each), skin removed
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine yogurt, mustard and garlic. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 425°. In another plastic bag, mix flour, paprika, baking powder, salt and pepper. Remove chicken from marinade and add, one piece at a time, to flour mixture; close bag and shake to coat. Place on a wire rack over a baking sheet; spritz with cooking spray. Bake 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 180°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 chicken drumsticks equals 227 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.