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Baked chicken drumsticks flavored with garlic and herbs, then garnished with lemon wedges and parsley.

Baked Chicken Drumsticks with Garlic and Herbs

These baked chicken drumsticks are marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon, garlic and herbs, then baked to golden brown perfection. An easy dinner option that's full of flavor and kid friendly too!
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Marinating Time 2 hours
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 307kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3 pounds chicken drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • cooking spray


  • Place the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Place the chicken drumsticks in the bowl and coat them in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Arrange the drumsticks in a single layer on the sheet pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 365mg | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.4mg