Juicy chicken drumsticks wrapped in slices of bacon is a dish that is easy to make and not very labour-intensive. Only four ingredients are needed to prepare the baked chicken drumsticks. You need only to rub the chicken with salt and pepper, wrap it with bacon and bake it for an hour in the oven. Once baked, the chicken tastes great, the meat is soft and melts in your mouth.
Baked chicken drumsticks can be served with your favourite salad, for example cabbage, or with a sauce. It can be garlic sauce, ketchup or barbecue sauce. Be sure to try the below recipe for baked chicken drumsticks in bacon.
Ingredients for drumsticks in bacon.
- 700 g drumsticks
- 6 long strips of smoked bacon
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon if freshly ground black pepper
How to make baked drumsticks in bacon.
Rinse the chicken drumsticks in water, dry with a paper towel and place them on a plate. Mix salt and pepper in a cup, then rub the drumsticks thoroughly with them. Sequentially, starting with the top of the drumsticks, wrap each in a slice of bacon. Place the drumsticks wrapped in bacon in an ovenproof dish, next to one another. Put the drumsticks in an oven preheated to 190 degrees Celsius for an hour.
Good to know when making baked drumsticks in bacon.
I used 6 chicken drumsticks in total, so I used 6 slices of bacon. If you have more drumsticks, you need more bacon.
Each slice of bacon should be long and wide enough to cover the entire chicken drumstick.
Do you like dishes made with chicken? If so, try our recipe for Creamy asparagus chicken.