Crunchy Chicken Twisties Drumsticks

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 5m
Ready In

"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (185 g)
  • Calories 322.2
  • Total Fat - 14.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 322.8 mg
  • Sodium - 331.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 4.5 g
  • Protein - 22.5 g
  • Calcium - 94.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Place Twisties in a food processor and process until chopped finely, resembling coarse breadcrumbs. Place panko breadcrumbs on a plate, then add crushed Twisties, garlic powder and paprika and mix to combine.

Step 2

Place flour on a plate and season with salt and pepper and whisk egg and milk in a shallow bowl.

Step 3

Toss 1 piece of chicken in flour to coat and then dip in the egg mixture, then toss in breadcrumbs, pressing to secure and place onto a plate and repeat with remaining chicken and then refrigerate for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan-forced.

Step 5

Line an oven tray with baking paper.

Step 6

Arrange chicken in a single layer on prepared tray and spray all over with oil spray and bake, turning once, for 45 minutes or until golden and chicken is cooked through.

Step 7

Serve chicken sprinkled with thyme leaves.

Tips & Variations

  • Twisties crumb mixture can also be used to coat chicken tenderloins.