Fried Chicken The Easy Way – Here’s a Simple Recipe!

Do you love indulging in the delicious flavours of crispy chicken drumsticks and thighs? How well do you know about the ingredients and ways to prepare them? Read further to find some interesting ways to cook chicken drumsticks and thighs. 

How many times have you ordered drool-worthy chicken at your favourite restaurant? Deep-fried, Chinese style or pan-fried, which ones get your cravings going? What if we told you that preparing chicken drumsticks and thighs recipes are extremely easy, and you can make restaurant-style recipes using them at home?

What’s even more interesting is that chicken drums and thighs are so versatile that you can prepare them using your favourite flavours—Chinese, Indian, Mexican, American or Mediterranean—the choice is yours.

Why Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs?

Chicken is one of the most loved and highly consumed sources of protein globally. It is a favourite of many and is used in several regional recipes in different corners of the Earth. Chicken is juicy and quickly absorbs the spices added during marination. Also, unlike other forms of meat, chicken is much easier to prepare. It can be roasted, boiled, stir-fried, deep-fried and much more.

At Licious, our chickens are raised on biosecure farms and chosen at the right weight and size for tender meat. The meat is passed through 150+ quality checks and vacuum packed in tamper-proof packages to maintain freshness. They are handled by experts and are free from hormones and antibiotic residue. So enjoy speedy home-delivery every time you order.

What are the health benefits of chicken drumsticks and thighs?

The benefits of eating chicken are many and it is recommended in many diet plans. Chicken is a good source of protein and many other nutrients that the body needs. To make it more healthy, some people boil the meat on a simmer for a few minutes. It helps to minimise the fat content from the pieces. 

Here are some health benefits that you can enjoy when eating chicken in your favourite recipe:

  • Protein: Chicken is a good source of protein that is essential for tissue repair and muscle growth in the body. 
  • Vitamins: Chicken contains a good amount of vitamin B-12. This vitamin helps form red blood cells and boosts the health of brain cells. 
  • Minerals: Chicken is also a good source of minerals such as selenium and phosphorus. Selenium is a component of many enzymes which help support your thyroid gland functions. It also keeps blood vessels from getting damaged. Phosphorus is a component of the DNA and cell membranes.

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A Quick Chicken Drumsticks Recipe with Chicken Thighs
Chicken drumsticks can be prepared in many ways. Based on your taste preferences and your locale, you must already be familiar with some chicken drumstick and thigh recipes. You can try and prepare the following recipe with the simplest ingredients. It is quick and simple.
  1. Take a large bowl. Add buttermilk, chilli sauce, salt and black pepper. Mix well to make a marinade.
  2. Add the chicken drumsticks and thighs into the mixture and ensure they are dipped well.
  3. Cover the marinade mixture and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  4. After the marination, remove the chicken from the mixture.
  5. Take a deep pan and add enough vegetable oil to deep fry the pieces.
  6. Take another bowl. Add flour, black pepper, paprika and salt and combine them well.
  7. Coat the chicken pieces well with this seasoning mixture and put them carefully into the hot oil for frying.
  8. Fry the chicken pieces for 7-8 minutes, until they turn golden brown on each side.
  9. Serve hot with a dipping sauce or mayonnaise.
Recipe Notes


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