Smoky firecracker chicken drumsticks
Can be marinated up to a day ahead
The sweet smoked paprika gives a lovely woody taste.
Prepare ahead Can be marinated up to a day ahead.
Freeze Freezes well once marinated.
12 chicken drumsticks
For the marinade
2 tbsp sweet smoked paprika
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp maple syrup
6 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Tabasco sauce, to taste
salt and freshly ground
- Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Line a large roasting tin with nonstick baking paper.
- Measure the marinade ingredients into a bowl and mix well, then season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken drumsticks and leave to marinate for 30 minutes, or longer if you have time.
- Lay the drumsticks in the roasting tin, then pour over the marinade, brushing it around both sides of the chicken. Roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes until golden and cooked through.