Baked Chicken Drumsticks


Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 serves


  • 12 drumsticks
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups (225 g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (35 g) sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp ground paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin 1
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp oregano leaves
  • 2 tsp ground fennel
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp finely ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp onion salt
  • Olive oil cooking spray


  • Place the chicken in a shallow dish. Pour over buttermilk.
  • Turn to coat with buttermilk. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2 hours to rest.
  • Pre heat oven to 200 C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • Combine the flour, sesame seeds, paprika, cumin, coriander, oregano, fennel, garlic salt, onion salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Skake off excess buttermilk from 1 piece of chicken and toss in flour mixture. Turn to coat.
  • Place on lined tray. Repeat with remaining chicken and flour mixture.
  • Spray chicken with oil. Bake, turning occasionally and swapping trays half way through cooking, for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

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