A quick Fig-Mustard Jam adds sweetness and sophistication to these crispy oven-baked chicken drumsticks. Serve with mashed russet or sweet potatoes.

David Joachim
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Place pretzels in a resealable plastic bag. Use a rolling pin, crush pretzels. Add cumin; shake to mix.

  • Place beaten eggs in a shallow dish. Dip drumsticks, one at a time, in eggs; let excess drip off. Add chicken to bag; shake gently to coat. Coat roasting rack with nonstick cooking spray and place over a foil-lined baking pan. Transfer chicken to roasting rack.

  • Bake 40 to 50 minutes until golden brown and juices run clear (180°F). Transfer chicken to platter; sprinkle with thyme leaves, if desired.

  • For Fig Mustard Dip, in a small bowl stir together fig jam and mustard. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

431 calories; 17 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 199 mg cholesterol; 580 mg sodium. 330 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 34 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 131 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 64 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 30 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
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Rating: 4 stars
My husband really enjoyed this and he's not really a chicken fan. Would be great for a party!