15+ Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes for Weeknight Dinners
While these impressive recipes are perfect any day of the week, there's nothing like an easy chicken dinner on a busy weeknight. These chicken drumstick recipes can feed a hungry family, but they're easy to throw together quickly with just a few ingredients. From delicious roasted recipes to make in your oven to air fryer and Instant Pot ideas, simplify your life with one of our favorite easy chicken drumstick recipes.
Instant Pot® Hawaii-Style Shoyu Chicken Drumsticks
Baked Cajun Chicken Drumsticks
Air-Fried Peruvian Chicken Drumsticks with Green Crema
A cilantro-spiked crema sauce (which packs a spicy jalapeno punch) is the perfect finishing touch for these Peruvian-style drumsticks you can make in the air fryer.
Southern BBQ Chicken
Julia's Korean Fried Chicken
A savory sauce made with gochujang, oyster sauce, mirin, ketchup, fish sauce, garlic, and sesame seeds makes these fried chicken drumsticks absolutely irresistible.
Orange Marmalade Chicken
Spicy Hot Chicken Legs
Easy Italian Chicken
You need just four ingredients to make this simple Italian-inspired chicken recipe: chicken legs, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and vegetable oil.
Loga's Microwave Chicken
It doesn't get easier than this basic chicken made in the microwave. This recipe is a bit unconventional, so make sure to break out your meat thermometer before digging in (165 degrees F is a safe temperature).
Oven BBQ Chicken Drumsticks
Garlic Lime Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
Sriracha Honey Chicken Legs
Here's a sweet and spicy sauce that everyone at your table will love. This recipe is baked, but you can easily adjust it for your grill.