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the finished Ranch Chicken Legs inside a white baking dish

Ranch Chicken Drumsticks

This easy 4-ingredient meal is perfect for busy nights.
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Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 296kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons (1 packet) Ranch seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F / 200C.
  • Place chicken drumsticks, oil, paprika, and Ranch seasoning in a bowl and mix until well coated.
  • Lay the seasoned drumsticks in a baking dish or place on a lined sheet pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165F / 74C.
  • if desired, place under the broiler for a few minutes to crisp the skin. Watch closely to avoid burning.

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Notes

  • Marinate the chicken for up to 24 hours.
  • If you use other cuts of chicken, be sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly. 
  • Always check for doneness with a meat thermometer. The temperature should be 165F / 74C when inserted into the thickest part of the chicken.
  • If you like crispy skin, place them under the broiler for a few minutes after cooking.
  • Storage - keep chicken legs in an airtight container or tightly wrapped inside the fridge for 4 days.
  • There are 7 Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 533mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg