Sweet and Savory Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Try this Sweet and Savory Baked Chicken Drumsticks recipe! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty, with a crispy outer layer and juicy, tender meat on the inside. This recipe requires only a few ingredients and minimal prep time, making it a great option for busy weeknights or a casual dinner party with friends.


  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, ketchup, minced garlic, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Rub the chicken drumsticks with olive oil and place them on a baking sheet.
  4. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken drumsticks, making sure to coat them evenly.
  5. Bake the chicken for 40-45 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden brown and crispy.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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