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Easy Spicy Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

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Here's an excellent recipe for quick and easy spicy chicken drumsticks. Juicy and flavorful oven baked drumstick, spiced up for a delicious family meal!
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:45 mins
Total Time:55 mins




  • Shallow Dish
  • Glass Baking Dish 8 inch by 8 inch
  • Oven


  • 6 chicken legs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • In a shallow dish, melt butter (microwave for about 20 seconds) and mix in cayenne pepper, paprika, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Use your hands and apply the butter/seasoning rub to each chicken leg. Coat each one well.
  • Spray an 8 inch by 8 inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place chicken drumsticks in baking dish and bake for 45 minutes.


Serving: 2chicken legs | Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 260mg | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 538mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 637IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken drumsticks, easy chicken meal, spicy chicken
Servings: 3
Calories: 620kcal