crumbed chicken drumstick

Crumbed Chicken Drumsticks

Crumbed Chicken Drumsticks

By: Lee Holmes

When cooking this recipe, always make extra. Make them for dinner then use the remaining drumsticks the next day for lunchboxes, did we mention they’re gluten free!



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  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 90g brown rice crackers
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed if preferred
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line a roasting tin with foil and brush with the melted butter.
  • Place the brown rice crackers, cumin and sea salt in a zip-lock bag. Close the bag and crush the contents to fine crumbs with a rolling pin. Dip 1 or 2 drumsticks at a time in the egg, then add to the zip-lock bag and shake to coat the chicken evenly.
  • Transfer to the prepared roasting tin and bake for 30–35 mins or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is browned and crispy.


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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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