Fragrant Crispy Chicken Legs

Recipe by tgobbi
READY IN: 6hrs 15mins
YIELD: 2 lbs




  • Marinate the drumsticks for 4- 5 hours, refrigerated.
  • Improvise a steamer (or use one of the Chinese steaming devices).
  • Steam the drumsticks for one hour, covered with aluminum foil that has several small holes pierced in it.
  • (Check water level in steamer from time to time to make sure there's still some water left).
  • Air dry the drumsticks for a couple hours.
  • When ready to deep fry, dredge the steamed drumsticks with cornstarch.
  • Heat oil to 350- 375º and cook the drumsticks a few at a time until golden brown.