Thanksgiving Crispy Turkey Drumsticks Recipe + Join our IG Live Cooking Show!

 

Thanksgiving revolves around family and tradition, but everyone knows the most important part is the food. Whether you're planning to spend the holiday away from home, or a Thanksgiving for one, (as some of us may be having this year), be sure sure try this 30 minute Crispy Turkey Drumsticks dish for the holiday season approaching us. If you like dark meat, this recipe is for you!

If you won’t be alone, but know someone who is, a Thanksgiving basket is a great gift. Add individual servings of your favorite side dishes, and a crispy Turkey drumstick.

Here is the super fast and easy recipe

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Ingredients:

  • Fresh or thawed turkey drumsticks
  • Paprika
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Oil of your choice

 

Directions:

1) You can use 1-3 drumsticks at a time, depending on the size of your frying pan.

 

2) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

 

3) Seasoning mix: paprika, garlic salt and pepper.

Mix a good amount, you will be seasoning it a total of 3x.

 

4) Rinse your fresh or thawed turkey drumstick and season

Also season a pot of water

Boil seasoned water

Once boiling add drumstick(s)

Boil for 15 minutes

Remove drumsticks

 

5) Pat very dry with paper towels

Put more seasoning mix on flat surface

Roll in seasonings well

 

6) Heat oil 1 1/2” inches in frying pan

Once hot, add drumstick

Fry on medium heat

Turn every 3-5 minutes to brown on all sides

Fry for 15 minutes

 

7) Remove drumstick from oil

lay on paper towels on a plate

pat off excess oil

do not rub off seasoning

 

8) Season drumstick again

 

9) Put in baking pan

 

10) Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.

 

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Turkey and Vegan versions
Ingredients you will need for 2 servings:

 

VEGAN RECIPE:

2 sweet potatoes cubed

2 cups of kale

 

Pulled Mushrooms:

4 oyster mushrooms

Olive oil

 

BBQ Sauce:

1 tbsp smoked paprika

1 tbsp soy sauce or tamari

1 tbsp date honey (optional)

1 tbsp tomatoe paste (100%, no added sugar)

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

 

Lentil Stuffing:

5 ends of whole-grain bread*

2 cups cooked green lentils

3 Tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup white onions (diced)

3/4 cup celery (diced)

2 carrots

Salt & pepper

 

Cranberry Vinaigrette:

4 Tbsp frozen cranberry’s or raspberries (if you can’t find cranberries) defrosted

2 Tbsp maple syrup (optional)

1 pinch each sea salt and black pepper

2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 Tbsp olive oil

((2 Tbsp water (plus more to thin))

1 garlic clove

1/4 red onion

Process in food processor

 

TURKEY BOWL:

2 sweet potatoes cubed (or a combo of sweet potato, butternut squash, pumpkin)

2 cups of cubed winter orange vegetables

2 cups of kale or spinach or your favorite greens

Oil of your choice

Garlic salt, pepper, (red pepper flakes optional, other fave roasting vegetables seasonings)

Crasins

Pecans

 

2 Crispy Turkey Drumsticks: (see recipe above)

 

Stuffing:

1 box of crackers, ritz type or your favorite (if dryer, may need more oil)

3 Tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup white onions (diced)

3/4 cup celery (diced- optional)

4 cloves garlic

2 carrots (or 6 baby carrots)

Crasins (optional)

Jalapeño (diced without seeds or red pepper flakes for heat-optional)

Salt & pepper

Shallow baking sheet

 

Cranberry Vinaigrette:

4 Tbsp frozen cranberries or raspberries (if you can’t find cranberries) defrosted

2 Tbsp maple syrup (optional)

1 pinch each sea salt and black pepper

2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp lemon juice

2 Tbsp olive oil

(2 Tbsp water (plus more to thin)

1 garlic clove

1/4 red onion

Process in food processor

Enjoy!!!

Have a very happy & safe Thanksgiving!!

Ariela

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