Sesame-Crusted Chicken Drumsticks with Spicy Lemon Sauce

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 50 MIN
  • Servings 4
This budget-friendly recipe for sesame-crusted chicken drumsticks is absolutely easy to make!






  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sesame seeds, oil and brown sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Place on a non-stick or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and golden, turning halfway through.


  1. Meanwhile, in a small pot, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil while stirring. Simmer for 1 minute. Set aside at room temperature until the sauce thickens slightly. Stir before serving.
  2. Serve the drumsticks with the sauce and a side of mashed potatoes or rice, if desired.

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