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Hot and Spicy Drumsticks
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Irresistibly good and surprisingly easy to prepare.
|2 egg whites, lightly beaten|
|1/2 cup yellow cornmeal|
|2 teaspoons chili powder|
|1/2 teaspoon ground cumin|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper|
|8 chicken legs|
|1/4 cup fresh lime juice|
|Lime wedges, for garnish|
|Parsley, for garnish|
- Preheat oven to 400° F. Spray a 13" x 9" baking dish with vegetable cooking spray. Set aside.
- Place egg whites in a shallow bowl. On a sheet of waxed paper, combine cornmeal, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Dip chicken legs, one at a time, in egg whites, then dredge in cornmeal mixture, turning to coat.
- Arrange chicken in prepared dish and bake for 20 minutes, turning once. Drizzle with lime juice and bake until juices run clear when meat is pierced with a fork, about 10 minutes.
- Place chicken on serving plates, garnish with lime wedges and parsley.
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