Wilco > All Recipes > Appetizer > Fried Chicken Drumsticks


  • 6 chicken legs
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Before frying, boil chicken legs in a pot of water for 10 minutes or until meat is cooked (not red).
  • In a large saucepan, heat vegetable oil on medium heat.
  • On a large plate, combine flour, cayenne pepper, paprika, and salt.
  • Keep beaten eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Take 1 chicken leg and cover it is flour mixture.
  • Place the chicken leg in eggs and cover it in egg.
  • Place the chicken leg back into the flour mixture and cover it again in flour.
  • Once oil is hot and ready for frying, place chicken leg into the oil for frying.
  • Repeat steps 5-8 for each chicken leg allowing up to 3 legs to fry at a┬átime.
  • Once legs are fried to a golden brown, remove from oil and place on a double-folded paper towel on a plate.
  • Allow plenty of time to cool before serving.
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