Baked Chicken Drumsticks, Buffalo-Style
Hot sauce or Buffalo wing sauce coats these garlic baked chicken drumsticks. The chicken legs are served with ranch-style or blue cheese dressing.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 2to 3 pounds chicken legs (about 10 to 12 drumsticks)
- 3tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 3cloves garlic (put through a press or finely minced)
- ¾cup hot sauce
- 3tablespoons butter (melted)
Step 1Gather the ingredients. Pre Heat oven to 350 F.
Step 2Line a large rimmed baking pan with foil and then place a cake cooling rack in the pan.
Step 3Pat the chicken pieces with paper towels to dry thoroughly. Toss the chicken with the olive oil and garlic.
Step 4Arrange the chicken legs on the rack and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
Step 5Turn and bake for 20 minutes longer.
Step 6Increase heat to 400 F and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes longer, until nicely browned.
Step 7In a large bowl, combine the melted butter and hot sauce. Toss the hot cooked drumsticks with the sauce mixture.
Step 8Arrange the chicken on a serving platter and drizzle with Ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing.
Step 9Serve the drumsticks with more dressing on the side.