Crispy Asian Fused Oven Fried Chicken Drumsticks
Recipe type: Dinner
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Serves: 4
Drumsticks marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce, coated in panko and oven fried creating a perfectly crisp and tender chicken.
  • 1.5lb skin on drumsticks
  • 3 egg whites
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegear
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp red curry paste
Dry Coating:
  • ¼ cup corn startch
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
"Oven Fried Gold"
  • 3 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 3 tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  1. In a bowl whisk together all marinade ingredients.
  2. Next toss chicken in marinade and either plastic wrap or transfer to a ziplock bag and let sit in the fridge to marinate for at least 30 minutes (however may make ahead of time and marinate for as long as 24 hours.
  3. Next 20 minutes before baking, preheat oven to 400 and remove chicken from fridge and let rest at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  4. In a wide rimmed shallow bowl (easiest) add all of your coating ingredients and mix together.
  5. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, with a wired rack on top brushed with a little canola oil.
  6. Next remove drumsticks from marinade one at a time and dredge in flour/panko mixture.
  7. Transfer drumstick to wired rack and repeat until all drumsticks are nicely coated.
  8. Next gently brush on (or spray) a little canola oil on tops of drumsticks and place in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  9. Remove drumsticks from oven and brush on sesame oil and sprinkle on red pepper flakes.
  10. Serve solo OR with a little dipping sauce of your choosing
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at