Lemon Butter Chicken Drumsticks

Preparation 00:05
Cook Time 00:30
Total Time 0:35
Serves 4     adjust servings



  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan


Pre heat oven 200°C.

Place drumsticks, paprika, salt and pepper into a ziplock bag and shake to coat.

Heat an oven proof pan over med-high heat and add half the butter and the drumsticks, sear until golden brown all over (about 3-4 mins, turning regularly).  Remove chicken and set aside.

Add garlic and remaining butter to the pan, cook 1 minute while stirring.  Pour in stock, cream, lemon juice, thyme and bring to the boil.  Reduce the heat and add spinach and Parmesan and simmer gently for 5 minutes.

Return the chicken to the pan and cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes until cooked through.


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