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Sherry and Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

Sherry, roasted oranges, and butter-basted chicken drumsticks. Seasoned with herbs, garlic, and grated parmesan.

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I’m not the biggest fan of chicken drumsticks but I love making them for the family because they love them,..and they’re easy. It also gives me chance to play around with flavor profiles for chicken wings in the future.

For this recipe, I kept it simple. with a butter and sherry pan sauce that is helped amplified by sliced oranges. I coated the chicken generously with pepper and herbs, with a heavy sprinkle of grated parmesan. I served this up with a garden salad and mashed sweet potatoes. Check out my tips and tricks below for the best sherry parmesan chicken drumsticks. Try this recipe out and let me know what you think.

TIPS & TRICKS FOR THE BEST SHERRY PARMESAN CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

basting: high heat and basting are how you get a super crispy crust. once the seasoning forms a crust onto the chicken then it’s safe and secure to start basting. tilt the pan slightly to get all the juice to collect at the edge to coat over the top.

spirits and citrus: spirits and citrus go hand in hand depending on the meat associated with them. anything really goes with chicken. you can use white wine, red wines, or a variety of fortified wines, you can also use most citrus from limes to blood oranges.

rack optional: to get a crust all around opt for a racked pan that will elevate the chicken. shorten the cooking time if you want an all-around crunch. basting may be limited depending on what type of rack is being used.

SIMILAR INGREDIENTS TO:

  1. LEMON PARMESAN FRIED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS
  2. HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS
  3. CAJUN CHICKEN QUARTERS W/ DIRTY RICE

ENJOY THIS RECIPE WITH:

  1. CREAMY ALMOND BUTTER SWEET POTATOES
  2. CHEF’S SALAD + GOLDEN RANCH
  3. JALAPENO CHEDDAR HASSELBACK POTATOES

Sherry and Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

Sherry and Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks
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INGREDIENTS

  • 8 Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1/2c Sherry fino wine
  • 1 Orange, sliced
  • 1/4c Butter
  • 3Tb Olive Oil
  • 1Tb Black Pepper
  • 2tsp Rosemary
  • 2tsp Thyme
  • 1tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4c Grated Parmesan
  • Salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Season chicken with spices listed. Season generously with salt according to the size of your drumsticks.
  • Add sherry, butter and sliced oranges at the base of the pan.
  • Place chicken on top and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Roast at 375F for 55 minutes. Basting after 30 minutes once a crust starts to form.
  • Remove chicken from the oven baste with more sherry and butter then serve.
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