Encrusted Turkey Drumsticks

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Inny9333

I LOVE turkey drumsticks and this recipe always pleases if you love turkey sized shake 'n bake.

Top Review by Dr. Jenny

I thought this recipe was easy to prepare. The directions were easy to follow. We thought the turkey was good. Liked it, but DH did not love it. I used panko in place of fresh breadcrumbs, otherwise followed the directions as specified. We served with mashed potatoes and roasted cauliflower. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Skin and season turkey legs with salt and pepper (or your favorite seasoning salt).
  2. Shake the legs in a plastic bag, with seasoned (salt and pepper) flour to coat.
  3. Coat legs in beaten mixture of egg and Tabasco.
  4. Press legs in fresh bread crumbs to coat.
  5. Place legs on foiled baking sheet.
  6. Microwave butter and garlic for one minute.
  7. Pour melted butter mixture over turkey drumsticks.
  8. Sprinkle thyme on each drumstick. Bake 350 for 2-21/2 hours uncovered (but cover with foil if you think crust is getting too browned). No need to turn drumsticks over while baking.
  9. An hour before the meat is done you can throw buttered/oiled/seasoned halved new potatoes (or any root vegetable for that matter) to be baked alongside the drumsticks.

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