Crispy Baked Chicken Drumsticks

These delicious crispy chicken drumsticks are an easy crowd pleaser and are best served beside seasonal roasted or steamed vegetables.

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Serves 2


  • 4 chicken drumsticks

  • ¾ cup unsweetened coconut milk

  • ½ cup coconut flour

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder

  • 1 tbsp onion powder

  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp ground thyme

  • ½ tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp sea salt

  • 1 tsp black pepper

  • Coconut oil, for greasing


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (170°C fan-forced)

  2. Place chicken drumsticks in a glass dish and drizzle with coconut milk. Turn chicken to coat entirely with coconut milk and let sit

  3. In a medium sized bowl, combine coconut flour, spices and salt and pepper.

  4. Grease large rimmed baking dish with coconut oil. Dip chicken in flour and spice mixture to coat both sides, and place in baking dish

  5. Bake 45-50 minutes, turning occasionally, or until chicken is cooked through

Nutritional Info

Per Serve

Calories                                  551

kJ                                             2311

Total Fat                                 34g

Saturated Fat                         23g

Monounsaturated Fat           5g

Protein                                   36g

Carbohydrates                      27g

Fibre                                       12g


One serve provides almost 50% daily fibre requirement, 50% RDI (recommended daily intake) niacin and 70% RDI Vitamin A.

Niacin is involved in energy metabolism, DNA repair and calcium mobilisation, and Vitamin A helps maintain normal reproduction, vision, and immune function

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