Recipe: Chipotle spiced chicken drumsticks

If you love smoky and spicy flavors then this chipotle spiced chicken drumstick recipe will be right up your alley. I usually love light and fresh flavors like lemon and herb chicken however there are times when I need a little smokiness in my life. Chipotle spice is made from dried and smoked jalapeño chiles therefore it has a depth in flavor like no other. I have started to make a batch of drumsticks on Friday nights and love to keep them in the fridge so whenever we are hungry we can snack on them throughout the weekend. Not only  is this a delicious snack, it is a much healthier option than a bag of chips.

Chipotle spiced chicken drumstick

These delicious drumsticks are seasoned with Chipotle spice, garlic powder and salt only, it is important to keep the seasoning simple so the chicken is not overpowered.

Chipotle spiced chicken recipe


1 lb organic chicken drumsticks

2 tsp chipotle spice

1 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp salt

2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix chipotle spice, garlic  powder, garlic powder, salt, olive oil and rub all over chicken drumsticks.
  3. Let chicken sit in a sealed container or ziplock bag for about 30 minutes or more
  4. Place chicken in a shallow dish and cook for about 45 minutes to till juices run clear.

I am looking for more healthy weekend snack options and would love to hear what you like to eat during your down time.

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  1. That looks so delicious and the perfect meal for a weekend barbeque.. You did a terrific job Agnes. 🙂

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