Bacon Wrapped Drumsticks

Posted: August 13

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Chicken and bacon might as well be best friends, they go so well together! Bacon-Wrapped Drumsticks brings the pair together for the perfect combination of savory, fatty flavors. Tender chicken drumsticks are wrapped in crispy bacon and seasoned to perfection with salt, pepper, rosemary, and parsley. Bacon-Wrapped Drumsticks for a hearty dish yet indulgent dish you can eat one-handed!


• 8 chicken drumsticks • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste • 1/2 tablespoon rosemary, dried • 1/4 tablespoon parsley, dried • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 8 slices bacon, smoked and thick


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Take the skin off the chicken drumsticks and make a few small slits in the meat so the meat can cook easier, or prick the chicken several times with a sharp knife.

Step 3

Season the chicken with the salt, ground black pepper, dried rosemary, and parsley.

Step 4

Rub all the drumsticks with the olive oil.

Step 5

Roll the bacon slices onto the drumsticks.

Step 6

Cover the chicken lightly with aluminum foil.

Step 7

Bake the chicken until it is cooked through at 165 degrees F (do not let the meat thermometer touch the bone when evaluating temperature), about 30 minutes.

Step 8

Take the foil off and cook for an additional 30 minutes.

Step 9

Turn the oven to broil.

Step 10

Brown the chicken for 5-7 minutes on medium-high. Watch the chicken so it does not burn.

Step 11

Remove the chicken from the oven and serve!

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